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Daldrup expects to start drilling for Neuried geothermal project in 2019

Daldrup drilling rig on site in Munich, Germany (source: TiefeGeothermie)
Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 3 Sep 2018

Daldrup & Söhne is optimistic to be able to start drilling for its Neuried geothermal power project in Germany in 2019, as reported by the company

As part of an announcement on its Taufkirchen and Landau geothermal power plants in Germany, German Daldrup & Söhne AG has announced that drilling for the Neuried geothermal power project in Germany could start in 2019.

The approval process for the planned geothermal power plant Neuried in the Ortenau district has been resumed with the Freiburg regional council. The participation procedure with the municipalities has been completed, the detailed planning is being carried out in close coordination with the regional council and there will also be an information event for the citizens. Talks with financial investors for the participation in the project company are well advanced. The Executive Board expects to start construction of the drilling site in the first half of 2019.

There is though some local opposition to the project.

Source: Company release