Drilling started for new geothermal power & heat project in Alsace, France

By District Energy posted 06-28-2017 19:11

  

Alexander Richter,  Think Geoenergy
June 26, 2017

Summary

Announced already two weeks ago, drilling has officially started for the first power and heat co-generation plant from deep geothermal resources in Vendenheim-Reichstett, part of the Europmetropole of Strasbourg in Alsace, France.

“We are in the process of making a very beautiful transformation,” welcomed the mayor of Vendenheim, Philippe Pfrimmer, at the foot of the drilling rig which will serve drill a well to a depth of up to 4,000 meters in the coming months.

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07-02-2017 12:46

Geothermal/geoexchange is a sleeper energy source. As the world discovers its benefits, it will grow as an accepted practice. Unfortunately for manufacturers, once a productive geo-source is installed, the demand for traditional prime mover equipment will be reduced. But for well drillers, pipe manufacturers, pump and water treatment suppliers, it will be a catalyst for business growth.