Issues and Foresight
Issues and Foresight

Geothermal energy: exploiting the planet’s heat

Using the Earth’s underground temperature to produce heat or electricity: that is the principle behind geothermal energy. Less well known than solar and wind energy, it is nevertheless the third most
Renewable energies
Innovation and Industry

Renewable energies

The energy transition and tackling climate change depend on the development of new renewable resources. IFPEN proposes processes for the production of fuels, bases for the chemicals sector and gas
Geothermal energy
Innovation and Industry

Our strengths

Geothermal energy Our strengths Our expertise in the field of underground management developed for oils & gas and transferable to geothermal energy: reservoir modeling , including fluid-rock
Geothermal energy
Innovation and Industry

Our networks

Geothermal energy Our networks Collaboration with the BRGM « We work in close partnership with teams from the BRGM (French Geological and Mining Research Bureau), capitalizing on our synergies and
Geothermal energy
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Geothermal energy Our solutions The technological solutions developed by IFPEN concern problems covering the entire geothermal value chain: exploration: of geothermal potential: temperature,
Geothermal energy
Innovation and Industry

Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES Geothermal technology is used to convert underground heat into energy. This energy can be used for two purposes: electricity generation: the power required is