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IEA Central America Geothermal Workshop, San Jose, Costa Rica, Nov 11-12, 2019

Las Pailas II geothermal power plant, Costa Rica (source: Grupo ICE)
Alexander Richter 16 Sep 2019

IEA Geothermal in conjunction with Grupo ICE and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) will hold a Central America Geothermal Workshop in San Jose, Costa Rica, November 11-12, 2019.

IEA Geothermal in conjunction with Grupo ICE and the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) is pleased to be putting on this Central America Geothermal Workshop. It is open to all but particularly if you are from Central or South America.

Programme (Subject to change)

November 11, 2019

Central American Geothermal Country Presentations:

  • Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatelamla

Drilling Technology

  • Introduction to Drilling Technology
  • High Temperature Technology/ Drilling
  • Electric Submersible Pumps
  • Thermo Drill project and line shaft pumps
  • Multi-stage stimulation for geothermal projects

Environmental Aspects

  • Environmental Overview
  • Regulations for geothermal projects: New Zealand, Japan, U.S., Iceland and Costa Rica

November 12, 2019

Geothermal Development Technology

  • Geothermal play types
  • Munich district heating, seismic analysis, drilling, energy modelling
  • Geothermal cooling
  • Integrated risk analysis for deep geothermal and ground energy storage projects
  • Scaling and corrosion management in geothermal energy facilities

IEA Geothermal and other Country reports:

  • Germany, Mexico, U.S., Iceland, Netherlands

Other Initiatives

  • GEMEX (included in the Mexico country report)
  • Geothermica

Panel Discussion

  • International perspectives on in Country Activity
  • Direct use applications and opportunities in Central America
  • Concluding – reflection and discussion on main messages

Source: IEA Geothermal