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The SCCER-SoE carries out innovative and sustainable research on the supply of electricity from hydropower and geo-energy in order to meet the challenges of the Energy Strategy 2050.

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News

Register now for the SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2020

Register now for the SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2020

Registration for the SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2020 is now open. Register here until 29 October 2020. October 2020

Save the date for the Annual Conference 2020: 2 November, online

Save the date for the Annual Conference 2020: 2 November, online

The final SCCER-SoE Annual Conference 2020 provides an overview of the past eight years, presents insights into our research highlights and ventures a brief look into the future. It takes place on 2 November 2020 and will be entirely online. More information. September 2020

Registration and abstract submission for EGW 2020 open

Registration and abstract submission for EGW 2020 open

Registration and abstract submission for the 8th European Geothermal Workshop is now open. Learn more about this event here and submit your abstract here. EGW 2020 will take place online. June 2020

Events

26.-28.10.2020

Hydro Conference, in Strasbourg, France.

2.11.2020

SCCER-SoE Annual Conference, online.

4.11.2020

Gurtensymposium 2020: Geothermie - Quo Vadis? in Berne, Switzerland. Flyer and Registration.

6.-7.11.2020

Swiss Geoscience Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland.

11.-13.11.2020

21st International Seminar on Hydropower Plants Viennahydro 2020 in Vienna, Austria.

7.-11.12.2020

AGU Fall Meeting, virtual (mostly) & San Francisco, USA (possibly).

17.-19.6.2020 15.-17.9.2021

Wasserbausymposium in Zurich, Switzerland, organized by ETH Zurich.

Highlights

Read the latest Highlight Articles from the second phase of the SCCER-SoE (2016-2020):

100% renewable - 100% doable

A digital clone monitors penstock ageing

Assessing the implementation potential of High Temperature Underground Thermal Heat Storage

Price-driven dispatch of hydropower

Reducing subsurface uncertainties by the smart use of field-based integrated geophysical investigations

Towards more flexible hdropower: preventing turbine instability during multiple start/stop procedures

Blog

#25 How to promote public participation in energy projects - a holistic approach

October 2020 - by Franziska Ruef

Public participation is often brought forward as the solution to achieve social acceptance in energy projects. Despite its broad recognition, participation may be defined very differently depending on one’s perspective. This can lead to misunderstandings about the nature and scope of participative approaches, which can delay or even impede energy projects. Based on empirical evidence from the Genevan geothermal programme, we developed a holistic approach to design public participation.

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