Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Mexico: Latest News from the Mexico-Europe Geothermal Energy Cooperation Project

GEMex E-News | Issue N.1

This newsletter summarizes the progress achieved by the GEMex project between October 2016 until September 2018.

In this issue:
  • About GEMex
  • GEMex Study Sites
  • GEMex Stakeholders Board
  • Main Results
  • Preliminary 3D geological models of Los Humeros and Acoculco geothermal fields as well as supra-regional conceptual model released
  • Characterising the influence of pre-existing structures on caldera evolution by analogue modelling
  • Gaining understanding from exhumed fossil geothermal systems
  • Structural geology indicates that Acoculco might be suitable for EGS development
  • Geochemical characterization and origin of cold and thermal fluids 
  • Geophysical surveys in Acoculco and Los Humeros (almost) completed 
  • Reservoir characterization studies ongoing in Los Humeros and Acoculco 
  • Social impacts and public engagement of enhanced and superhot geothermal systems 
  • Drilling and Completion in super-hot systems: research ongoing
  • Monitoring of environmental impacts