The annual European award for innovation in the geothermal field has been renamed in memory of Ruggero Bertani, who passed away in June 2018 at the age of 62. The award is now designated the Ruggero Bertani Geothermal Innovation Award.
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.
Candidatures are open for 1 vacant position for the Steering Committee of the ETIP-DG (European Technology & Innovation Platform on Deep Geothermal) 2017-2020.
In preparation to the upcoming European Heat Summit, organised in the context of the Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern in Munich, EGEC Geothermal and Enerchange would like to invite you to the pre-event webinar Geothermal Heat: Market trends and opportunities, taking place on Wednesday 19 September 2018, from 11:00 am to 11:45 CEST time (UTC +2).
The deadline for submissions of abstract for the European Geothermal Congress 2019 has been extended until Monday 17th September 2018.
Huisman, the worldwide provider of stepchanging technical solutions, recently started a new business line ‘Huisman Geo’, for the development of sustainable solutions towards affordable and clean energy and as one of its contributions to the energy transition.
Two post-doc positions are open at the University of Geneva one in "3D Reservoir Structural Modelling" and one in "Risks and Uncertainties Evaluation of Gephysical Exploration Applied to Geothermal Drilling Projects".
On July 20, GPC IP successfully completed a new anti-corrosion, fiberglass lined, production well at the Bonneuil-sur-Marne geothermal district heating site, in the Paris outskirt, scoring a new success and milestone in smart well architecture.
Today, EGEC, the European Geothermal Energy Council, representing the geothermal industry, has joined the Decarb Heat Initiative that aims to fully decarbonise the heating and cooling sector in Europe by 2050. The association that gathers more than 120 members from 28 countries, joins forces with Bioenergy Europe, COGEN Europe, EHPA, EPEE and Euroheat & Power and in their efforts to create a policy and market framework supporting an energy efficient and renewable thermal energy system in Europe and to make heating and cooling one of EU’s top policy priorities.
New EGEC member TÜV SÜD is organising a free webinar on "Maximise the bankability of geothermal projects" on 19 July 2018 | 9am CEST / 3pm SGT. The high upfront costs and risks involved in exploration and drilling for geothermal energy has often deterred investments, dampening the growth of the stable and clean energy resource. As governments and international organisations offer more incentives to harness geothermal power, potential investors and planners need to ensure that they make the right investment decisions.