Robbie Galvin Technology - 06/October/2023

Digging into Europe’s geothermal revival

Europe’s desire to speed up the phase-out of gas means all low-carbon technologies are on the table. The case for geothermal energy is gaining momentum, thanks to advancements in technology and improved business metrics

Greater focus on low-carbon heating is offering geothermal projects a route to market, but not without long-standing difficulties

DEPTH CHARGES Geothermal developers can take advantage of shallow wells across a lot of Europe for low-carbon heating and cooling solutions

MESSY REGULATION The lack of a clear definition of geothermal energy results in developers becoming mired in red tape designed for mining purposes

KEY QUOTE Replacing gas with geothermal district heating is a low-hanging fruit for many local authorities ...


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