By 2050, geothermal energy can cover 25% of Switzerland’s heating needs in a CO2-neutral way: a contribution to the energy transition and the reduction of CO2 emissions.

  • The earth provides lasting heat: a dormant energy potential beneath our feet.
  • A new value chain with regional jobs is created. Different professions work together.
  • Be part of it and shape the future!

Connect – effective networking for

  • Federal (national), cantonal (regional) and municipal (local) authorities
    Political decision-makers, energy, environment and spatial planning departments, economic departments
  • Energy suppliers
    Industrial utilities, district heating networks, energy producers
  • Planners
    Geologists, water and environmental specialists, energy experts, urban and spatial planners, architects, engineers, project managers, …
  • Component suppliers, contractors
    Boreholes, well components, geothermal probes, energy piles, measuring devices and techniques, software, simulation, …
  • Consumers of heat and cold
    Real estate owners, industry, crafts, data centres, agriculture, fish farming, …
  • Universities and research centres
    Professors, doctoral students, students
  • Investors
    Institutions interested in long-term investments for carbon reduction

Possibilities and challenges with geothermal energy

  • First hand information on projects and international trends:
    • Heat and cold in urban areas, for industry, for agriculture
    • The subsoil as a energy storage
    • Electricity, lithium, CO2 capture
    • Knowing, protecting and using underground resources
  • Speaker panel with experts from geology, energy, environment, economics, authorities, research and industry
  • Plenary and interactive parallel sessions

National and international partnerships

  • Exchange of knowledge, experience, technologies, products, services
  • Integration of partial solutions into complete systems
  • Cooperation between authorities (framework conditions), industry (implementation) and universities (newest knowledge)
  • Translation DE / FR / EN
  • Effective Networking with
    • Participants profiles
    • Matchmaking for prearranged 1to1 meetings
    • Thematic sessions, networking sessions
    • Exhibition of products and services

21 September 2021
2:40 pm

Forum Fribourg

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