Compilation of Recommendations on environmental regulations
The main objective of this report is to present a set of recommendations to harmonize environmental regulations and best practices of deep geothermal for a series of selected technical and process-related topics. The topics and the criteria adopted for their selection are described in detail in other GEOENVI reports.
This report first describes the regulatory barriers and gaps and then proposes recommendations to overcome each topic’s identified issues.
In the first place, the report addresses the four chosen technical topics:
Next, the report provides recommendations for five process topics, which are not directly related to technologies but instead refer to practices that impact the development of the geothermal market and reference environmental aspects. These regulatory challenges and cross-cutting topics are:
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