Friday, April 1, 2016

Europe: Geothermal News from EGEC

The EGEC Newsletter March 2016 - The Voice of Geothermal in Europe

The March issue of the EGEC Newsletter is now available. Click here to download it.

In this issue:

  • The future for the Energiewende
  • European Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP) on Deep Geothermal.
  • Book your place at the European Geothermal Congress 2016
  • European Commission consults on new national plans for climate and energy post-2020
  • EGEC joins business’ call for more ambitious energy and climate policy
  • Drilling begins at Gross-Gerau, Germany
  • Local Government in Cornwall, UK, promises extra funding for geothermal Project
  • Public consultation on use of deep geothermal in Clackmannanshire, UK.
  • Finland could be heated entirely with Geothermal, says Geological survey
  • France: Call for heat network projects in Alsace Champagne-Ardennes Lorraine for funding under Fonds Chaleur renouvelable 2016
  • Geothermal energy is one of the least incentivised renewable sources in Italy. According to Gestore Servici Energetici (GSE)
  • Chevron may be considering selling geothermal assets in Asia
  • Philippines: Additional 60MW capacity to be added to Southern Negros Geothermal Project
  • Indonesia: 110 MW Ulubelu expansion almost complete
  • Nicaragua: The San Jacinto-Tizate Power Plant generated 433,988 MWh (net) in 2015
  • Nevis (Caribbean): Turboden chosen as supplier and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) for 9MW Nevis project