New partnership to develop the potential of geothermal energy for district heating

Danfoss and A.P. Møller Holding A/S enter into strategic partnership. The partnership is part of A.P. Møller Holding’s project to develop and explore the potential of an industrialized approach to geothermal energy in Denmark.

The geothermal potential in Denmark is quite high and geothermal energy as a clean energy option […]

Recent tender for geothermal licenses in Denmark sees increased interest by developers

With increasing interest in geothermal district heating in Denmark, a recent tender for geothermal exploration and production licenses showed competition on some of the five license areas offered.

Earlier this year on February 1, 2018, five license applications for exploration and production of  geothermal energy for district heating in the areas […]

Developer successfully drills 6,400m well for geothermal heating project in Finland

Finnish energy company St1 reports having successfully drilled the deepest geothermal well for its geothermal district heating project in Finland.

In a statement on LinkedIn, the CEO of St1 Oy Finland and St1 Norge AS Norway announces that the first well in the Otaniemi project has now been drilled to […]

By |April 24th, 2018|Geothermal|

Municipality in Romania plans extension of geothermal district heating system

The municipality of Oradea in Romania is planning to get more involved in a geothermal district heating system and its extension in the city. The planned extension has an investment volume of around EUR 19 million, with EUR 4 million to come from the city.

A geothermal district heating project […]

By |April 12th, 2018|Geothermal|

Visit from Polish district heating companies

DBDH and the Danish Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, this week organizes a study trip for 23 representatives of district heating companies operating in Poland.

The study trip comprises visits to utilities in Zealand and Jutland and will include the most modern examples of 4G   – the fourth generation district heating […]

Munich and neighbouring municipalities join forces on geothermal in Bavaria

The municipalities of Pullach and Grünwald in the south of Munich and the city of Munich are partnering on geothermal development for ambitious geothermal district heating plans.

The municipalities of Pullach and Grünwald in the south of Munich, already have successful geothermal plants that supply both communities with district heating. […]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Geothermal|

China: Geothermal district heating is part of new five-year plan

China announced on Sunday a five-year plan to convert northern Chinese cities to clean heating during the winter through to 2021, state media reported, amid a deepening heating crisis.

The plan was jointly announced by 10 government agencies, including the state planning National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Geothermal|

New geothermal district heating system near Paris to start in December 2017

Geodalys and Engie are about to start a new geothermal district heating system in Dammarie-lès-Lys, a municipality in the south-east of Paris, France.

Local news report that green light has been given for a new geothermal district heating system in Dammarie-lès-Lys, a municipality in the south-east of Paris, France.  The […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Geothermal|

Report shows incremental rise of geothermal in Europe

The European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) has produced its latest report on the health of the sector.

The 6th edition of the report shows that over the last five years (2012-2016), the use of geothermal energy, particularly for heat, has slowly but steadily increased across Europe.

According to the report, there […]

By |September 4th, 2017|Geothermal|

Cities are key players in the clean energy transition

By Abdeluheb Choho,  deputy mayor of Amsterdam and chair of EUROCITIES Environment Forum:

The clean energy package is an essential framework under which the EU implements its Paris Agreement obligations. In light of the US administration’s decision to backtrack on those commitments, it is more essential than ever that the […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Geothermal|
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