Webinar April 13, 2016 – Geothermal energy in cities and communities: opportunities and challenges

View from Notre Dame over Paris (source: flickr/ Clarissa Peterson, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 7 Apr 2016

This interesting webinar by the Covenant of Mayors will talk about geothermal energy in cities and local communities with its opportunities and challenges.

District heating and smart thermal grids hold a vast opportunity for the economic use of renewable energy, especially, geothermal energy. In the context of our changing climate, geothermal powered district heating systems offer today economies of scale, and an even more competitive alternative to traditional coal or gas-powered systems. This webinar aims to offer an outlook on potentials and use of geothermal energy and a deeper insight into opportunities and challenges of such systems, demonstrating concrete examples and good practices throughout Europe.

  • Date: 13 April 2016
  • Time: 11:00-12:30 (Brussels/ Belgium 11:00-12:30, London/ UK 10:00-11:30)


  • Luca Angelino, Head of Policy and Regulation, European Geothermal Energy Council
  • Ágústa Thorbergsdottir, Managing Partner, Navigo, Iceland

Moderator: Kristina Dely, Covenant of Mayors Office


Organiser: Covenant of Mayors Office


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Source: Covenant of Mayors