EGEC welcomes the European Commission’s proposals for a Critical Raw Materials Act and the Net Zero Industry Act. It is vital to strengthen existing European industrial value-chains for geothermal energy to meet the rapid demand driven by consumers and EU policy.
On 1st February, the European Commission presented The Green Deal Industrial Plan; Measures include simplifying permitting, adapting EU state aid rules, leveraging EU funds, reinforcing supply chain and enhancing skills.
Offenburg, 1st March 2024 - EGEC is thrilled to announce Vulcan Energie Ressourcen GmbH as the recipient of the prestigious Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2024. The award recognises Vulcan Energie Ressourcen GmbH’s innovative project, the Lithium Extraction Optimization Plant (LEOP) from geothermal, designed to revolutionise the production of sustainable lithium in Europe.
ETIP-Geothermal proudly unveils the European Geothermal Research & Innovation Search Engine (EGRISE). With more than 10.000 publications/tools available, the EGRISE v2.0 enables the discovery of research products (e.g. project deliverables, papers, datasets) produced in EU-funded geothermal projects and by the whole geothermal community worldwide.
EGEC is thrilled to announce its membership has surpassed the remarkable number of more than 200 esteemed members, with 30 new members joined EGEC in 2023. This is a significant milestone in EGEC's mission towards establishing geothermal as a unique energy source in Europe and beyond. This achievement reflects the growing recognition and support for geothermal energy as a sustainable, clean and reliable source, key for a successful energy transition.
EGEC is thrilled to announce the five endorsed nominations for the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2024. The winner will be announced at GeoTHERM expo & congress, taking place between 29 February and 1 March 2024 in Offenburg, Germany.
Brussels, 18h January 2024 – The European Parliament’s Plenary voted on a resolution, led by Professor Krasnodębski MEP from the European Conservatives & Reformist Group (ECR), to support a European geothermal energy strategy.
The European Technology & Innovation Platform on Geothermal (ETIP-Geothermal) is delighted to announce the election of Luca Xodo as the new Chairman for the term 2024-2026.
Luxa Xodo, is the Lead Project Advisor and Global Sales and Partnerships Director of STEAM S.r.l., brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the geothermal industry to this pivotal role.
The vibrant city of Pisa, Italy, hosted the ETIP Geothermal Annual Conference 2023 from November 21 to 22, where members gathered for two days of enriching discussions and valuable insights. Attendees seized the opportunity to connect with industry peers, share ideas, and participate in engaging social activities.
The European Geothermal Heat Pump Days 2023, held in Berlin, Germany, brought together approximately 100 participants from across Europe, fostering a dynamic platform for collaborative discussions, valuable insights, and networking opportunities within the geothermal energy community. The event showcased ground-breaking presentations and highlighted the latest geothermal heating and cooling technologies developments.
The European Technology & Innovation Platform on Geothermal (ETIP-G) is pleased to announce the release, today in Pisa during its annual conference, of its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Geothermal technologies.
The Geothermal District Heating and Cooling Days 2023, a three-day event hosted in Aarhus, Denmark, culminated on a high note after a series of insightful discussions, presentations, and site visits. With more than 100 attendees, the event proved to be a gathering of industry experts, researchers, and stakeholders passionate about advancing the use of geothermal energy in heating and cooling networks.