Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Europe: Geothermal News from EGEC

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

The May issue of the EGEC Newsletter is now available.
Click here to download it. In this issue:

  • European Technology and Innovation Platforms on Deep Geothermal and Renewable Heating and Cooling 
  • SET- Plan
  • European Sustainable Energy Week
  • The European Geothermal Congress 2016
  • European Commission authorizes new support scheme for renewable energy in Italy
  • State aid: Commission clarifies scope of EU State aid rules to facilitate public investment
  • EU Commission adopts network code on requirements for grid connection of generators 
  • The European Renewable Industry Associations’ joint position on ‘Planning and reporting obligations as part of the Energy Union Governance’
  • RES industry urges EU Commission to move away from a business-as-usual scenario in the revised RES Directive
  • France to introduce minimum carbon price in 2017
  • KS Orka takes controlling stake in Turawell CHP project, Hungary. Mannvit to provide engineering
  • Drilling begins for innovative deep project in Espoo, Finland. 
  • HS Orka contract Iceland drilling for 5km well in Iceland
  • Cornia 2: the new hybrid power plant by Enel Green Power
  • IF technology developing ‘MiniGeo for Electricity Production in remote areas. 
  • Exclusive exploration permit granted in Guadeloupe
  • Launch of the first European Geological Data Infrastructure
  • First results available from a two-year study into the potential in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • GRETA: A new project to develop shallow geothermal in Alpine regions
  • Focus on Refrigerants at the Heat Pump Centre
  • Employment in Renewable Energy grew by 5% in 2015
  • GeoTHERM 2017 Call for papers