International Workshop on Geothermal Energy

8th and 9th April 2019 held at ITC Pozo Izquierdo, Gran Canaria.

The Programme and Presentations from the workshop can be downloaded from this page (a few more to be added).

Day 1 – 8 April

  • IEA Geothermal – Introduction and overview Lothar Wissing
  • Geohermal Energy in Spain’s integrated national energy and climate plan: a decade for a successful implementation Joan Groizar Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy
  • Why geothermal is so needed in Spain Margarita de Gregorio Spanish Technology and Innovation Platform in Geothermal
  • Geothermal resources in Spain: Mainland and the Canary Islands Celestino García de la Noceda Spanish Mining and Geology Institute
  • Exploration and characterization of geothermal resources in the Canary Islands Nemesio Pérez Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands
  • Development of geothermal in Spain. Experiences and figures Iñigo Arrizabalaga Telur
  • Progress of geothermal energy in Europe. Signature installations Thomas Garabetian European Geothermal Energy Council
  • Smart geothermal applications in Switzerland Katharina Link Geo-Future GmbH
  • Deep Geothermal Energy Utilisation in New Zealand Brian Carey GNS Science
  • First geothermal power plant in Bolivia Daniel Muñoz Sacyr Industrial
  • Development of Geothermal Energy in Germany Inga Moeck Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics
  • Deep Geothermal District Heating in Munich – from Vision to Realization Thomas Jahrfeld Stadtwerke München
  • Geothermal Development and Environmental Protection Kasumi Yasukawa National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
  • GEORISK project – minimisation of geothermal risks Katharina Link Geo-Future GmbH

Day 2 – April 9

  • The importance of R&D&I for boosting the competitiveness of geothermal. Opportunities in Spain Maria Castaño Spanish Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research
  • Geothermal Play Types Inga Moeck Leibniz Inst. for Applied Geophysics
  • Geothermal resources exploration in islands: Case histories using 3-D Magnetotellurics in Korea Tae Jong Lee Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources
  • Deep Roots of Volcanic Systems Chris Bromley GNS Science
  • Project development in geothermal industry from the private sector perspective Raphael Swerdlow Ormat
  • High Temperature Drilling Technology Cristian Scanzoni Erdwerk GmbH
  • ThermoDrill – Fast Track Innovative Drilling System for Deep Geothermal Challenges Jörg Baumgärtner BESTEC
  • The enormous potential of multi stage stimulation for geothermal power and heat projects Peter Meier Geo-Energie Suisse AG
  • Economic Benefits of Successful Scale and Corrosion Control Julia Scheiber BESTEC
  • Application of fiber reinforced pipes in geothermal Projects Hermen Veltkamp Future Pipe Industries B.V.
  • Lineshaft Pumps, a Reliable Technology to Improve the Performance of Geothermal Production Wells Jörg Baumgärtner BESTEC
  • Generation of electricity by the thermoelectric effect using superficial geothermal anomalies of volcanic origin David Astrain Public University of Navarra
  • Design and development of experiments for the production of Spirulina using low enthalpy geothermal resources Carlos Almeida Spanish Bank of Algae – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University
  • Combined heat, power and metal extraction. Community-based development schemes for geothermal energy. Adrienn Cseko La Palma Research Centre
  • Closing Summary Brian Carey IEA Geothermal