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Croatia eyeing investments into geothermal power development

Velika Ciglena geothermal plant during construction (source: Helb.hr)
Alexander Richter 26 Mar 2019

As part of a current tender on oil and gas development, Croatia highlights its geothermal potential for power generation and heating mostly in the North of the country and is eyeing a tender process.

Following the start of the country’s first geothermal power plant at Velika Ciglena late last year, Croatia’s top energy official has indicated today, that it is eyeing investments into geothermal electricity production.

The statements came after a tender for gas and oil exploration in the north of the country has met good initial demand from potential bidders.

The official sees strong potential for geothermal development in the North of the country, which could be used both for electricity generation and heating.  It is currently being worked on tenders that could help the country to take advantage of its geothermal potential.

Source: Reuters