CHPM2030: Combined Heat, Power and Metal extraction
Deep geothermal energy
Low environmental impact
Extraction of geothermal energy helps to satisfy Europe’s energy needs. In this aspect, deep geothermal energy will be a key technology.
Mineral extraction from the geothermal fluid will decrease the import dependency of Europe and justify the economics of deep geothermal or EGS systems.
Geothermal energy production has a minimal effect on the environment. The additional close-circuit metal extraction will generate much less environmental impact than the traditional surface or underground mining.
"CHPM2030 aims to develop a novel and potentially disruptive technology solution that can help satisfy the European needs for energy and strategic metals in a single interlinked process".
The CHPM2030 project is releasing a Delphi survey* this week, in order to look into the future of the Combined Heat, Power and Metal extraction (CHPM) technology. It is sent out to a selected group of Experts, on geothermal energy and on the mineral sector. The...read more
The CHPM2030 project will be present at the policy conference of this year’s edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018. To learn more about the project that aims at combining the production of geothermal energy with the extraction of minerals, attend the...read more
On 12th April 2018, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) and La Palma Research Centre (LPRC) organised an Orientation Workshop for 17 of the EFG’s National Associations that are involved in the CHPM2030 project as Linked Third Parties (LTPs). 11 of EFG’s LTPs...read more