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DESTRESS Workshop on Soft stimulation at GeoTHERM, 2 March 2018

DESTRESS stimulation research program EU Horizon 2020 (source: DESTRESS website)
Alexander Richter 9 Feb 2018

The DESTRESS Project (Demonstration of soft stimulation treatment of geothermal reservoirs) is inviting to a workshop on "Soft stimulation: what decides over success or fail? " during the GeoTHERM trade show in Offenburg/ Germany - 2 March 2018.

The EU Horizon 2020 funded DESTRESS Project (Demonstration of soft stimulation treatment of geothermal reservoirs) is inviting to a workshop during the GeoTHERM expo & congress in Offenburg/ Germany 1-2 March 2018.

The “DESTRESS Soft stimulation: what decides over success or fail?” workshop will be held on Friday, 2 March 2018 from 10:00 to 13:15 in Offenburg (Germany). International experts will provide an overview of good practices for successful geothermal projects focusing on procedural aspects, public involvement and case studies.

Programme

  • 10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and introduction Michèle Marti, Swiss Seismological Service (SED)
  • 10:05 – 10:15 Brief overview of DESTRESS and introduction of speakers Dr. Justyna Ellis, Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam (GFZ)
  • 10:15 – 10:35 Soft stimulation: how it works Dr. Hannes Hoffmann, Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam (GFZ)
  • 10:35 – 10:55 Seismic monitoring: why and how Prof. Stefan Wiemer, Swiss Seismological Service (SED)
  • 10:55 – 11:15 Public acceptance: no success without public engagement Dr. Olivier Ejderyan, ETH Zurich (ETHZ)
  • 11:15 – 11:45 Sandwiches, coffee and questions
  • 11:45 – 12:05 Potential risks: introducing risk assessment Sören Reith, Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW)
  • 12:05 – 12:25 Case study Westland, Netherlands: insights, lessons learned Dr. Floris Veeger, Trias Westland
  • 12:25 – 12:45 Case study Geneva, Switzerland: insights, lessons learned Michel Meyer, Services industriels de Genève (SIG)
  • 12:45 – 13:15 Synopsis and discussion Prof. Stefan Wiemer, Swiss Seismological Service (SED)
    and Sören Reith, Energie Baden-Württemberg (EnBW)

Register for the event by sending an email to ellis@gfz-potsdam.de until 16 February 2018.

There is no participation fee.

See the goup’s event flyer for detailed information. Do not hesitate to forward this invitation.

Source: Announcement by email