European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC)

This report, released by the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC) shows that over the last five years (2012-2016), the use of geothermal energy, particularly for heat, has slowly but steadily increased across Europe. In the European continent, there exist more than 100 geothermal power plants, with an installed capacity that amounted to around 2.5 GWe in 2016 (of which 1 GWe in the European Union, the others being shared between Turkey and Iceland); a major increase is expected by 2020 (rapid growth of the Turkish capacity).
Post date: 18 May 2017
Type: Publication