On April 25th, 2008 the 2nd Geothermal Conference in Renexpo takes place in Budapest, Hungary. The conference is the first important meeting for geothermal developers and industrials in Europe.
The conference takes place at the HUNGEXPO BUDAPEST FAIR CENTER on April 25th, 2008 under the support of the European Commission within project RESTMAC in the 6th Framework Program. At this geothermal energy conference markets, potentials, latest technologies, application and practical case studies are shown, highlighting especially the use of geothermal energy in the agriculture industry and the broader commercial industry.
Political frameworks and market developments in Europe will be introduced by Burkhard Sanner, EGEC President.
Roman Doubrava from the Energy Centre Bratislava, will chair the first session focused on Market & Potential on commercial applications. This session will see lectures on Overview for Europe and the Mediterranean area, Potential for agricultural use in Slovakia & Hungary, Geothermal energy use in the building sector and in transport infrastructure.
The second session is dedicated to Technology and Applications, and will be chaired by Bela Adam, Hungarian Scientific Society for Building - Heat Pump Department.
Experts will offer high-quality information on Geothermal Energy for Agro-Industry,
Geothermal energy for communal use - technology and research, Office buildings, supermarkets, Snow melting, Thermal energy storage in industry.
After these lectures, a session will take place to present several case studies: Greenhouses in the Netherlands-ATES and deep geothermal, Greenhouses in Slovenia, Greenhouses in Romania, Caviar Production in Mios, France, Biohof Achleiter - an agricultural supermarket, Hypermarket: Metro Istanbul, Supermarket example in Hungary, and the Charles de Gaulle Airport: Air vs Ground Water and Ground Source Heat Pump issues.
It will afford an opportunity to debate with professionals about operational experiences, technical & financial feasibility.
This Geothermal Conference is an unique opportunity for the industrial sector to know more about geothermal energy, and an excellent platform to establish European business contacts.
The conference invites Industrials, Engineers, Communities, Investors, Project Developers, Energy Suppliers, Technology experts, Consultants, and Political Stakeholders.
Speeches and forums will be in English.
The attendance fee is 60 EUR, 50 EUR for EGEC Members, and 20 EUR for Student with Identification. It Includes only the coffee breaks, and the entry to trade fair.