The document proposes a general overview of the regulatory and policy framework at the European level for deep geothermal energy, notably considering RD&I and environmental impacts. It also explores several case studies of support frameworks for deep geothermal energy at the national level. These case studies notably underline the importance of programming in supporting the emergence of deep geothermal in new market, and of dedicated facilities such as geological risk insurance schemes
The analysis has produced three maps offering a comprehensive glance of the regulatory framework for deep geothermal at European level. Click on the image to enlarge and download the map.