Newsflash #1: Kick off meeting in Morelia
GEMex kick off meeting took place in Morelia, Mexico on November 15, 2016. GEMex (Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems) brings together partners from Europe and Mexico to develop innovative methods for accessing geothermal resources in variable geological formations. The ultimate objective is to reduce costs for both geothermal electricity and heat production.
The 36-month project will adhere to the strictest environmental standards and address issues around social acceptance of the technology. Research will be made in Los Humeros and Acoculco geothermal fields in the State of Puebla, Mexico.
Project office for GEMex is in Germany operated by GFZ coordinator. The GEMex project consortium, received funding of approximately 10M€ from the Horizon 2020 framework program late in 2016.
The consortium consists of 24 Europe geothermal researc centers and Universities, from [see partners page]