With more funding and research says a group of geologists in an academic paper, the vast geothermal potential in the Himalayas could be exploited to cut the dependency on oil and the CO2 emissions of the region.
The Asian Development Bank alongside with the Clean Technology Fund, will allocate USD $50 million for risk mitigation for the Rantau Dedap geothermal development and exploration phases of the project in Indonesia.
Dr Clement Waine, Acting Secretary of the Public Enterprise Department states that NZ will be assisting the Papua New Guinea Government with geothermal policy and that both parties have just completed the Terms of Reference.
This one day symposium provides an opportunity to listen to presentations from - and network with – the UK policy makers, academic and corporate players involved in this nascent renewables sector. Registration will close on Monday 6th October 2014.