Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Science & Technology: Professor Believes Geothermal Development Should Consider Environmental and Social Issues

Geothermal Energy, Sustainability, and Development (EGEC)

Present and future of geothermal energy according to Riccardo Basosi

Riccardo Basosi is author, with his collaborator Mirko Bravi, of the article “Environmental impact of electricity from selected geothermal Power Plants in Italy", published in the scientific journal Journal of Cleaner Production in 2014. Since its publication, the article has attracted much attention in the scientific world and in civil society.

In this interview, Professor Basosi clarifies the results of his study and discuss what could be future updates on this important topic, such as the recent paper “Environmental and social aspects of geothermal energy in Italy” by Manzella et al.