European Geothermal Innovation Award

The European Geothermal Innovation Award is given to companies which have made an outstanding contribution towards the field of geothermal energy in the form of innovative products, scientific research or project initiatives.The winner is announced at GeoTHERM Offenburg

For any additional information, contact the EGEC secretariat at egia@egec.org.

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enOware is the geothermal innovator of 2017

The award was given for their miniaturised sensor which allows to professionally plan, monitor and measure near-surface geothermal probes.

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The previous winners of the European Geothermal Innovation Award

2016: Exergy, for the world’s first 2-pressure-level cycle on a single-disk turbine demonstrated in Denizli Tosunlar geothermal plant, Turkey. Find out more here

2015: MijnWater, For the innovative infrastructure for the distribution of mine water throughout the municipality of Heerlen. Find out more here

2014: BESTEC, for their contribution to the development of commercial EGS projects. Find out more here


About the European Geothermal Innovation Award

The European Geothermal Innovation Award is given to companies which have made an outstanding contribution towards the field of geothermal energy in the form of innovative products, scientific research or project initiatives.

A jury of five assesses submissions on grounds of originality, innovation, reliability, reduction of emissions and improvements in energy output.

At the beginning of February 2017, five shortlisted candidates will be announced as endorsed nominations, with the overall winner announced during the award ceremony at GeoTHERM on 15th February.

Endorsed nominations and the award winner will be recognised for their outstanding work and impact on a growing and dynamic industry. The award will be an opportunity for industry peers to acknowledge excellence, and for the most exciting ideas to be widely publicised.

Following the presentation of the award at GeoTHERM, the winner will receive

-a half page profile in the EGEC newsletter
-a profile on the EGEC website
-press coverage
-the opportunity to present the idea at an EGEC event
-the right to use the award logo on their publications.

The European Geothermal Innovation Award is an initiative from The European Geothermal Energy Council in collaboration with Messe Offenburg, organisers of the GeoTHERM fair and congress.

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The 2017 Jury:

  • Ruggero Bertani, Chairman Deep Geothermal ETIP, ENEL GP, Italy
  • Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG, Italy
  • Sandra Kircher, Head of Trade Fairs, GeoTHERM Expo&Congress, Germany
  • Pierre Ungemach, Director, GPC IP, France
  • Javier Urchueguia, Chairman Geothermal Panel RHC ETIP, UPV, Spain

Timeline

25th October 2016 Nominations Open
7th January 2017 Closing date for nominations
3rd February 2017 Five shortlisted candidates announced as ‘endorsed nominations’
15th February 2017 Overall winner announced during the award ceremony at GeoTHERM.