EU fund of 20M€ secured for deep drilling research and development
The European Commission, through the Horizon 2020 framework programme, has granted the DEEPEGS project consortium a research fund of approximately 20 M€ for research and development on geothermal energy utilization on the Reykjanes peninsula and in the South East of France. The DEEPEGS project is a four year project led by HS Orka, Iceland, in cooperation with other partners from Iceland, France, Germany, Italy, and Norway. About 45 % of the grant is allocated to various research in relation to the drilling and testing operation at the demonstration site in Reykjanes and 55% to various drilling and permeability improvement operations in South East France
Student travel support - Call for applications
GEORG is now open for travel support applications for graduate students working on the topics of geothermal energy to participate in International Conferences on Geothermal.
GEORG can support up to 10 students with the amount of 100.000 ISK each as a contribution to travelling costs.
Application deadline is November 20, 2015.
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