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Geothermal, an energy for society, industry, and economy

PUBLISHED: June 8, 2018

For the energy transition to be successful, we need integration and a coherent mix in all energy sectors which cannot be accomplished without the versatile contribution of geothermal energy, EGEC states in a new declaration released in celebration of its 20 years anniversary.

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Announcing the European Geothermal Congress 2019

PUBLISHED: April 25, 2018

EGEC, in cooperation with Stichting Platform Geothermie, BodemenergieNL, and the main event sponsor Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. (EBN) are pleased to announce that the 2019 edition of the European Geothermal Congress (EGC) will be held on 11-14th June 2019 at the World Forum, The Hague, in The Netherlands.

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Press Release - DecarbHeat event during EUSEW

PUBLISHED: June 12, 2018

On Thursday 7 June 2018, the event “Heating & Cooling in Europe – How can we decarbonise the sector by 2050 and fulfil the Paris Agreement?” took place in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels.

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Two open PhD candidate positions at TU Darmstadt

PUBLISHED: May 30, 2018

The Geothermal Science and Technology group launches a call for application for two PhD candidate positions from the 1st of July 2018 or earlier, funded within a larger EU-Horizon 2020 project for a period of 3 years. 

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France, a European leader in geothermal energy

PUBLISHED: May 25, 2018

On Thursday 24th May, ENGIE Réseaux and the French Association for Renewables « le Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables » (SER), in cooperation with EGEC and the city of Villepinte, gathered to discuss the French objectives for geothermal energy in the framework of the “Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie géothermie (PPE)”, currently under discussion. The discussion also aimed to present the position of France in the geothermal market development, and its leadership in a number of technologies.

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Efficient and cost effective ground source heat exchangers and pumps

PUBLISHED: May 24, 2018

The H2020 Cheap-GSHP Project will be present at the Energy Lab, European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018Don't miss the presentation by Mr. Luc Pockele, senior investigator in the Horizon 2020 “Cheap-GSHP” Project, at will make the presentation “Efficient and cost effective ground source heat exchangers and pumps”, dealing with the results achieved during the first 3 years of this project.

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Geothermal research in Karlsruhe honored with top mark

PUBLISHED: May 23, 2018

In March 2018, an international panel of reviewers evaluated the KIT Research Unit “Energy” on behalf of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. The topic of geothermal energy systems was rated with top grade. 

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ARPAT 2017 Annual Report on Enviromental Data

PUBLISHED: May 23, 2018

ARPAT, the Regional Environmental Agency of Tuscany, has released its 2017 Annual Report on Enviromental Data (Annuario dei dati ambientali). EGEC, with the permission of the author(s), has translated and summarised it for its members.

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Joint press release on a study underlining the need for a relevant Primary Energy Factor

PUBLISHED: May 15, 2018

Along with other heating industry and renewable energy associations, EGEC issues a press release underlining the need for a sound Primary Energy Factor when considering the energy efficiency of heating appliances.

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New EGEC factsheet: geothermal energy for EU islands

PUBLISHED: May 14, 2018

EGEC released a new factsheet in its series dedicated to the many ways in which geothermal energy could contribute to the energy transition. The focus is on the energy challenges faced by EU islands and the different ways in which geothermal  energy could provide islands with a stable, sustainable, and affordable energy supply.

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200 years of geothermal energy celebrated in Larderello (Italy)

PUBLISHED: May 9, 2018

It was on May 8th 1818 that Francesco Larderel started the first activity that used geothermal for industrial uses; decades later, in 1904, the Prince Ginori Conti started the first production of electricity from renewable energy sources. To mark this important anniversary, CNR-IGG (Institute of Geosciences and Georgesources-National Research Council), in collaboration with Enel Green Power, organised a two-day event retracing the history, the developments, and future perspectives of geothermal energy in terms of sustainability and innovation.

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GeoTHERM 2019: Call for Papers

PUBLISHED: May 8, 2018

The thirteenth GeoTHERM will be taking place in its meanwhile successfully established form at 14th + 15th February 2019 as Europe’s geothermal event which is also the biggest in the world.

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