News

TLS Geothermics receives geothermal permit in Puy-de-Dome, France

Puy-de-Dome, Auvergne, France (source: Flickr/ Mikel Ortega, creative commons)
Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 30 Oct 2017

TLS Geothermics has been granted an exclusive geothermal exploration permit for a site in Puy-de-Dome in Central France.

French TLS Geothermics has been granted an exclusive geothermal exploration permit for a field at Sioule in Puy-de-Dome in Central France.

By order of the Minister of State, Minister of Ecological Transition and Solidarity, and the Minister of Economy and Finance in France dated October 24, 2017, TLS Geothermics SAS has been granted an exclusive high temperature geothermal exploration license , known as the “Sioule permit”, covering an area of approximately 795 km2 in the Puy-de-Dôme department, for a period of 3 years from the date of publication in the Official Journal of the French Republic and given a minimum financial commitment of EUR400,000 ($480,000).

The perimeter of the permit are provided in the decree and can be accessed per link below.

Source: French government site