Strasbourg Course Presentations

Day 1, Nov. 5, 2012

Welcome and Introduction Philippe Dumas,  European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC)

Session I:      Market aspects
Constantine Karytsas, Dimitrios Mendrinos
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES), Greece

International Geothermal Market overview; Low bin results

Session II:    Legal, environmental & financial aspects
Gerd Wolter, Lawyer´s Office Gaßner, Groth, Siederer & Coll., Germany
Sarah Fraser, Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM), France

Risk insurance
/ costs of geothermal power projects
Legal Status and Regulation
(Dr Burkhard Sanner)

Day 2, Nov. 6, 2012

Welcome and Introduction (EGEC) Philippe Dumas, European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC)

Session III:   Geothermal Exploration
Pierre Durst, Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières (BRGM), France
Jan-Diederik van Wees,  Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Netherlands

Exploration performance
Origin and relation with earth dynamic
Exploration- general
Exploration- temperature
Exploration- Dutch aquifers

Day 3, Nov. 7, 2012

Session IV:   EGS Technology
Jan-Diederik van Wees, Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Netherlands

EGS Stimulation
Hydraulic Fracking
Seismicity and fracturing

Session V:    Drilling
Pierre Ungemach, GPC Instrumentation Process, France

Scope, introduction
Future, non-conventional, well and completion designs are also discussed.

Day 4, Nov. 8, 2012

Session VI:   Flash steam & binary technology
Elín Hallgrímsdóttir, Mannvit Reykjavik  Iceland

Lilja Tryggvadóttir, Mannvit Reykjavik  Iceland

Process flow and steam gathering system
Mechanical equipment, operation and maintenance

Session VII: Plant operation, energy supply and grid integration
Dr. Franz Heilemann, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Sören Reith, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Geothermal Power in the reality of the electricity market
Grid integration of geothermal power

Day 5, Nov. 9, 2012

Site Visit (Dr Albert Genter)