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Commissioning under way for first geothermal heat & power plant, Hungary

Tura geothermal heat and power plant, Hungary (source: KS Orka)
Alexander Richter 9 Oct 2017

KS Orka is currently in commissioning phase for its combined geothermal heat and power plant in Tura, Hungary, the first in the country.

In a statement, geothermal developer KS Orka reports that its Geothermal Heat and Power Plant Tura near the country’s capital of Budapest is in the commissioning phase.

The plant is the first geothermal power plant of the country and the official start of operation is planned for November.

The first geothermal power plant in Hungary is in the commissioning face.  Official opening is planned in November.  The power plant is a combined heat and power plant, i.e. 3 MW and 7 MWth heating capacity.  KS ORKA plans to build up a portfolio of power plants in South East Europe with a total capacity of 100 MW and 280 MWth heating capacity before end of 2021.

Source: KS Orka