GEORISK International Webinar – The right risking mitigation schemes for different geothermal markets / Presentations online

April 30, 2020

Following the successful GEORISK International webinar, attended by more than 130  participants of the geothermal sector. This webinar was carried on in order to replace the International Seminar that was planned during the World Geothermal Congress in Reykjavik.

Webinar recorded.



Welcome & Presentation of the GEORISK Project: Philippe Dumas, EGEC


Session 1: Understanding geothermal de-risking

Consultation on the GEORISK Risk Register and Risk Assessment Tool: Thomas Le Guenan (BRGM)

Proposal for the right scheme for the right market: conditions for schemes according to market maturity: Ferid Seyidov  (Gec-co)

Feedback from Advisory Committee: Paul Ramsak (RVO)


Session 2: Geothermal risk mitigation schemes in Europe

The French example: Christian Boissavy, AFPG

The Swiss example: Nicole Lupi, SFOE

Roundtable discussion: Feedbacks from GEORISK partners:

Poland: Beata Kepinska (PASMEERI)

Hungary: Attila Kujbus (Geoex)

Turkey: Cannur Bozkurt (JESDER)

Greece: Spyros Karytsas (CRES)


Session 3: Global overview on risk mitigation

Deep geothermal market & opportunity analysis: Virginie Schmidlé-Bloch (AFPG)

Establishing a geothermal risk mitigation scheme in third countries:

World Bank: Elin Hallgrimsdottir (The World Bank)

Kenya: Meseret Teklemariam  Zemedkun (Head, Energy Unit UN Environment, Africa office)

Chile: Carlos Jorquera (Jorka Energy)