Technical webinar held on “Mineral extraction from geothermal brines”

Technical webinar held on “Mineral extraction from geothermal brines” "Mineral extraction from geothermal brines" webinar (source: UNIDO ITPO)
Carlo Cariaga 4 Oct 2022

Presentation materials from the "Mineral extraction from geothermal brines" webinar, organized by UNIDO ITPO, are now available online.

A technical webinar on “Mineral extraction from geothermal brines” was held on 29 September 2022. This webinar was organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Italy in collaboration with the Italian Geothermal Union (UGI) and the Geothermal Association of Kenya (GAK).

Dedicated to small and medium-sized enterprises, Kenyan institutions and associations operating in the energy and environment sectors , the webinar encouraged the sharing of innovative know-how and best practices from Italy in the field of geothermal energy , with the aim of facilitating mobilization of investments, technology transfer and the development of new business opportunities in the sector in Kenya.

The two presentations from the webinar can be accessed via the links below:

The President of UGI Bruno Della Vedova and the Project Coordinator of UNIDO ITPO Italy Valentina Maltese concluded the event following an interesting and participatory Q&A session , moderated by the Expert for Energy and Environment in Kenya of UNIDO ITPO Italy Faith Okaalet .

This initiative – part of the “Fostering International Partnerships between companies and / or institutions operating in the Energy and Environment sectors” (#FIPEE) project financed by the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition and implemented by UNIDO ITPO Italy – represented the first of a series of activities realized as part of the collaboration signed between UGI and GAK on geothermal energy facilitated by UNIDO ITPO Italy, as well as in view of the next study tour in Italy for a Kenyan delegation of the sector.

Source: UNIDO