Expanding geothermal energy use in Europe

The GEOTHERM-FORA project is a European Project funded by the Horizon Europe Programme (G.A. 101075400), which aims at supporting and strengthening the fora on geothermal systems dealing with research and innovation. The Deep Geothermal Implementation Working Group (DG-IWG) and the Platform on Deep Geothermal (ETIP-DG) are working together and interlinked. Supporting both fora has the objective to strengthen the development of new geothermal technologies to uptake the market and reach our climate and energy objectives for 2030 and 2050, in a common agreement of the sector: Industry, Research, and Public authorities.

The overall objective is to optimise the work of both fora, ETIP-DG and DG-IWG. The GEOTHERM-FORA is created to facilitate the realisation of the DG-IWG Implementation Plan and the execution of the ETIP-DG Roadmap with an update of the SRIA and the Vision. Moreover, the project will ensure that the DG-IWG and ETIP-DG will have enough data, tools and procedures in place for them to take well-grounded discussions and strategic decisions to move geothermal forward in a productive way.

Start date: 1 September 2022

Duration: 36 months

CNR scientific referee: Dr. Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG (