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Workshop of the DGG working group geothermal energy in Wennigsen

The working group Geothermal Energy of the German Geophysical Society met in 2018 for its annual workshop on 8 and 9 November in Wennigesen near Hannover.

20 participants from university and non-university research institutions, authorities and companies discussed the strategies and goals of the newly established working group with regard to

upcoming DGG activities:

  •     Data Organization / Data Access
  •     Overview research projects
  •     Network to other AK's

strategic activities of AK Geothermal Energy:

    Visible research
    Internal discussion platform

Communication strategy:

    Simple & common messages

Bodies Activities:

    Significance Industrial Cooperations -> BVEG
    Standardization / Standards -> VDI
    Politics, EEG, sector-coupling -> FVEE

The DGG working group Geothermal Energy jointly and unanimously adopted the following resolution:

"Participants are in favor of geothermal exploration activities through the establishment of one or more large-scale infrastructures, which, in addition to clarifying scientific issues, also serve to increase the acceptance of geoenergy in Germany."