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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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Submit your abstracts for the 12th edition of the European Geothermal PhD Days

Submit your abstracts for the 12th edition of the European Geothermal PhD Days

The EGPD 2021 take place on 15 and 16 February 2021 (online). Submit your abstracts until 31 December 2020 (extended!). Registration is free. You will find more information here. November 2020

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

Events

15.-16.2.2021

European Geothermal PhD Days, online. Register here.

15.-18.2.2021

6th IAHR Europe Congress in Warsaw, Poland.

21.-26.3.2021

30th Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Systems in Lausanne, Switzerland, organized by EPFL.

4.-11.6.2021

CIGB-ICOLD 2021 Symposium "Sharing water: multipurpose of Reservoirs and Innovations" in Marseille, France.

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):

First large scale research laboratory for geoenergies in Switzerland: the Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geosciences & Geoenergy

First large scale research laboratory for geoenergies in Switzerland: the Bedretto Underground Laboratory for Geosciences & Geoenergy

Sustainability Assessment of Potential Areas for Deep Geothermal Energy Systems in Switzerland

Sustainability Assessment of Potential Areas for Deep Geothermal Energy Systems in Switzerland

Promising findings on the potentials of CO2 sequestration

Promising findings on the potentials of CO2 sequestration

The prediction of hydrocarbons occurrence in the Swiss Plateau reduces the risks for Geothermal exploration

The prediction of hydrocarbons occurrence in the Swiss Plateau reduces the risks for Geothermal exploration

Site selection for geological storage of CO2 in Switzerland

Site selection for geological storage of CO2 in Switzerland 

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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