European Commission

Contracting Party:   DG Research and DG-Energy, Belgium

Executive Committee Member:   Filippo Gagliardi, European Commission DG Research and Innovation, Belgium

Alternate Member: Matthijs Soede, European Commission DG Research and Innovation, Belgium

The EU is supporting geothermal energy through its Framework:  Programmes for Research and Innovation.  The Energy Theme of the current 7th Framework Programme (FP7) publishes annual calls for proposals. Topics concerning geothermal energy, shallow and deep, are included in most of these calls.  On the political side the EU has launched the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan), designed to be the technological pillar of EU energy policy.

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