Potential highlighted for geothermal heating in Magallanes, Antarctic region of Chile

By District Energy posted 02-06-2019 00:00


Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy


A recently held international seminar on geothermal and district heating highlighted the potential of geothermal heating in the Antarctic region of Magallanes, in the far south of Chile.

The meeting discussed the geothermal potential of Magallanes and its projection for district heating, important and recognized exponents of the subject at a national and international level.

The meeting brought together speakers from the Ministry of Energy, UN Environment, Center of Excellence in Geothermal Energy of the Andes (CEGA, U. of Chile), ENAP and Energy Llaima – Arcon SunmarK (Denmark), who together with regional authorities headed by the Governor of the Antarctic province, Juan José Arcos, the mayor of the municipality of Cabo de Hornos, Patricio Fernández, public services and private companies linked to the sector, among others, also commented on successful cases of district heating as possible examples to replicate in the region.

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