MW Sponsor

Watson Farley & Williams

Join the the International Geothermal Investment Conference

After the successful  IGC Invest Geothermal Conferences 2017 and 2019, ThinkGeoEnergy and Enerchange invite to the third geothermal investment forum in Frankfurt/ Main in Germany. Held in the center of Europe’s financial sector, the event will be focusing on important elements of investing in geothermal energy development, such as risk mitigation, early stage financing, market overviews, due dilligences and financing tools.

The IGC Invest Geothermal is meanwhile an event held anually to provide a platform for geothermal industry leaders and international investors, including private equity, infrastructure, debt, institutional investors and public equity funds, as well as public funding partners such as development banks, funds and institutions. It further is set up to help increase awareness among investors and the geothermal energy industry to educate about opportunities and challenges of investments in energy infrastructure development globally.

KW Sponsor

TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH

TÜV SÜD Industrie Service supports geothermal projects from the early development to the operational phase with services including technical due diligence, certification as notified body and inspection of plants as authorized inspection agency. TÜV SÜD has been involved in most of the projects in the German Molasse Basin but has also been active internationally.

Program

Key topics discussed include technical and economic basics and status in Germany and internationally, the heat market in Germany and the market potential for geothermal, the legal framework for geothermal development, a look at drilling technology and risk management, challenges and lessons learned, business case and investment opportunities.

Geological Basics

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Schulz

Technical Basics - district heating and power generation

Kai Imolauer
Rödl & Partner

Legal Basics - Regulatory Framework in Germany

Prof. Dr. Tanja Barton
Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf

Economic Basics - from heat to revenue

Benjamin Richter
Rödl & Partner GbR

Risk Management & Programs

Kai Imolauer
Rödl & Partner

The Upper Rhine Graben. The best and most challenging environment for geothermal power production in Germany

Dr. Wolfgang Bauer
360plus Consult GmbH

3D seismics as tool for detailed structural analysis and risc mitigation – geothermal project Waghäusel / Baden-Wuerttemberg

Dr. Ulrich Lotz
Deutsche Erdwärme

Combined heat and power from Bruchsal geothermal plant

Dr. Thomas Kölbel
ENBW

- Title to be announced -

Jean-Jacques Graff
AFPG

Welcome

Alexander Richter
ThinkGeoEnergy Ltd.
Dr. Jochen Schneider
Enerchange

The European Green Deal

Sanjeev Kumar
EGEC

The early stage of geothermal project development is the most critical phase, with high risks and high investment. In this session experts from different segments of the sector will talk about the different approaches to mitigating geothermal resource and exploration risk, incl. insurance, fonds, oil  & gas sector, and venture capital.

GEORISK design for risk mitigation schemes

Philippe Dumas
EGEC

Experience from the Implementation of Geothermal Risk Mitigation Schemes in Developing Countries - KfW

Allegra Seipp
KfW
Wesley Urena Vargas
KfW

- Title to be announced -

Dr. Herbert Pohl
Deutsche Erdwärme

The advantages of having a lenders technical advisor for geothermal plants – example of the project in Garching an der Alz

Pierre Huck
TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH

Legal Considerations for geothermal drilling contracts

Christian Bauer
WFW

Over the past years, geothermal development has seen increased interest. While seemingly still a strong focus on the power generation sector, the uptick of interest in geothermal in the context on cleaning up the heating sector has seen remarkable interest and investment. This session provides an overview on the different markets and opportunities presented based on several points: 

  • Geothermal- Geothermal Areas;
  • Installed Capacity;
  •  Legal Framework;
  •  Funding schemes;
  •  Risk Mitigation;
  •  Recent Market Development

Each market overview is than followed by a project overview or pitch.

Moderation

Torsten Rosenboom
Watson Farley & Williams LLP

France: Country Overview

Jean-Jacques Graff
AFPG

Crowdfunding in the context of a geothermal project

Lorraine Devouton
ENGIE

Germany: Country Overview

Dr. Jochen Schneider
Enerchange

Reallabor IW3 für die geothermische Wärmewende in Norddeutschland

Thomas-Tim Sävecke
Hamburg Energie GmbH

Switzerland: Country Overview

Nicole Lupi
SFOE

Over the past years, geothermal development has seen increased interest. While seemingly still a strong focus on the power generation sector, the uptick of interest in geothermal in the context on cleaning up the heating sector has seen remarkable interest and investment. This session provides an overview on the different markets and opportunities presented based on several points:

  • Geothermal- Geothermal Areas;
  • Installed Capacity;
  •  Legal Framework;
  •  Funding schemes;
  •  Risk Mitigation;
  •  Recent Market Development

Each market overview is than followed by a project overview or pitch.

The Netherlands: Securing the licence to operate for geothermal

Martin van der Hout
DAGO

Croatia: Geothermal Energy warming up in Croatia

Marijan Krpan
Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency

Turkey: Country Overview

Cannur Bozkurt
Armoni Danışmanlık

Zorlu Energy Geothermal Capabilities and Future Development Plans

Ulus Karaagac
Zorlu

Content Partner

EGEC

EGEC, the European Geothermal Energy Council, is a non-profit international organisation founded in 1998 to promote the European geothermal industry and enable its development both in Europe and worldwide, by shaping policy, improving business condition, and driving more research and development.

Rödl & Partner

Rödl & Partner is an international company for audit, legal, tax and business consultancy with more than 3,500 partners and collaborators in 91 own places in 40 countries. As one of the first consultancies in Germany, Rödl & Partner began already several years ago, to take care on questions of development, implementation and financing of deep geothermal projects.

DAGO

DAGO, the Dutch Association Geothermal Operators, represents the collective interests of geothermal operators in the Netherlands and contributes to the development of Dutch geothermal energy.

DAGO has 30 members, ranging from operators in the exploration phase, operators with a working doublet to portfolio operators who manage multiple doublets at multiple locations.

Tickets

220.00
incl. VAT

March 25, 2020

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  • Workshop Participation
  • 2 Coffee Breaks
  • Presentation Download
  • Valid until March 20, 2020
660.00
incl. VAT

March 26, 2020

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  • Congress Participation
  • 2 Coffee Breaks + Lunch
  • Social Dinner (March 26, 2020)
  • Presentation Download
  • Valid until March 20, 2020 - 23.55 (CET)
850.00
incl. VAT

March 25/26, 2020

Register Now
  • Workshop Participation
  • Congress Participation
  • 2 Coffee Breaks + Lunch
  • Social Dinner (March 26, 2020)
  • Presentation Download
  • Valid until March 20, 2020 - 23.55 (CET)

Media Partner

ThinkGeoEnergy

ThinkGeoEnergy, is a geothermal focused advisory firm working for corporate clients on strategic, marketing and corporate finance related activities.

The firm operates the leading geothermal news website and network, covering the complete value chain of the geothermal power sector and industrial scale direct use sector globally.

Informationsportal Tiefe Geothermie

The Informationsportal Tiefe Geothermie is the content strongest and most actual news plattform about deep geothermal energy in the German speaking area. The website offers in addition to the news a monthly newsletter and an extensive mercantile directory related to the news and German geothermal projects.

JeotermalHaberler

JeotermalHaberler is the new geothermal news platform for the Turkish market in Turkish language. The is a collaboration between ThinkGeoEnergy, the leading global geothermal news platform and Enerchange. Website: www.jeotermalhaberler.com

News

24.02.2020

Successful study confirms potential for geothermal lithium project in Germany

Vulcan Energy Resources sees a major milestone achieved, with its scoping study outlining the plan to produce battery-quality lithium hydroxide from geothermal brine at the site of a geothermal...

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15.01.2020

Special Accommodation Rate for IGC Invest 2020

We have reserved a contingent of rooms at the Sofitel Frankfurt Opera for the nights of March 25 to 26 and March 26 to 27, 2020 for 265 EUR per night - breakfast is included in the rate. ...

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25.11.2019

IGC Invest 2020 to be held at the Sofitel at the Opera

The IGC Invest Geothermal 2020 will take place on March 26, at the Sofitel at the Opera in Frankfurt/Main. The Sofitel also offers rooms for a special rate which will be announced soon. In the...

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Congress Venue

Sofitel Frankfurt Opera
Opernpl. 16
60313 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Phone: +49 69 2566950

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