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Last week we informed about the first meeting of future’s geoEnergia technology platform’s working group. Let’s look at the event closer. The first working meeting of the group took place on 24th June 2010 in Bratislava with the aim of creating the National technological platform geoEnergia. The meeting was attended by 15 participants from various… » read more

On 24th June 2010, the Slovak National Technology Platform ‘geoEnergia’ was established as a coordinating group composed of stakeholders coming from various areas, relevant to geothermal energy. And Geothermania was there. Since last Thursday the research and development in Slovakia has been boosted by new platform called geoEnergia. It has become the first one in… » read more

Sir, Regarding ‘Electric cars push needs’careful thinking’‘ The discussion about electric cars is very narrow. Many people around the world question the Western lifestyle, with its huge mobility and huge consumption of energy, including fuel for the transport sector. Any action should start with questioning transport ‘needs’ and look at how we can maintain essential… » read more

We are proud to be among the first to foster the landmark “Geothermal energy to change the world” from the 5th World Geothermal Congress in Bali. Its fundamental message is: Energy Independence Powered by Geothermal. In the Bali Declaration, signed by representatives of the world’s geothermal community, countries emphasize their willingness to promote “geothermal energy… » read more

Geothermal energy could become the solution for low-carbon future as well as for countries’ energy independence. Some two weeks ago, European Climate Foundation (ECF) published the analysis titled “Roadmap 2050”, which expressed quite positive attitude to geothermal energy. Of course, the study conditions the further exploitation of geothermal energy by investing into research and development… » read more

Last week, we as Geothermal Anywhere, attended the Innovation Policy and Technology Transfer Conference in Bratislava. The discussion was about research, development and innovations in our country. The event was organized by American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia, the Government Office of the Slovak Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic.… » read more

Remember the biofuels fairy tales which in the span of one year turned into one big nightmare when more scientists started to look a little deeper and the media started reporting about its connection to the new food crisis? It looks like the energy industry’s new “wunderkind”, carbon capture and storage, might follow the same… » read more

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