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19. September 2014
The purpose of the new ENeRG Position Paper is to provide guidance on new research needed for integrated and sustainable use of the underground in relation to natural gas (shale gas, coalbed methane, gas hydrates), shale oil (kerogen oil), geothermal energy, CO2 capture and storage (CCS), CO2... full text

28. July 2014
The 2nd round of the European NER300 programme that aims at funding of demonstration projects of CCS and innovative renewables plans to support 20 new projects, among which 3 geo-energy projects can be identified. Up to €300 million has been awarded to the White Rose CCS project in the UK, the... full text

15. July 2014
An interesting paper on CO2 produced by natural springs in Slovakia was recently published in the Environmental Earth Sciences journal by Springer. The authors (lead by L. Kucharic of the State Geological Institute of Dionýz Štúr, Bratislava, the Slovak country representative in ENeRG) deal with... full text

3. July 2014
The new issue of GEO ENeRGY, the regular newsletter of ENeRG, is devoted to energy storage. The title–page article describing the role of the underground for massive storage of energy is followed by examples of ENeRG members’ research results from the Czech Republic and the Netherlands and a... full text

27. March 2014
A new Facebook web page called ‚Geothermal Energy and CO2 Geological Storage - Information and News‘ was recently created by Apostolos Arvanitis of the Institute of Geology... full text

26. March 2014
A monograph titled “Potential, Capacities Estimations and Legislation for CO2 Storage in the Geological Formations of the Slovak Republic” has been issued by SGÚDŠ publishing (Bratislava, Slovakia) within the framework of the Slovak Geological Magazine journal. This monograph presents a summary... full text

4. February 2014
The first meeting of the ENeRG Steering Committee in 2014 will take place in Potsdam, Germany, on Wednesday, 19 March, following the CO2GeoNet General Meeting. Members of ENeRG can find more details here. full text

30. January 2014
The 4th International Congress Biomedicine and Geosciences – Influence of Environment on Human Health will be held on 28-30 April 2014 in the Vojvodina hotel in Zrenjanin (Serbia). The Congress is organized by the Association of Geophysicists and Environmentalists of Serbia (AGES) – the Serbian... full text

16. January 2014
The new research & innovation programme of the EU - Horizon 2020 - is the biggest European research programme ever, with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. The funding allocated for the first... full text

10. January 2014
From 1 January 2014, ENeRG has a new President. Dr Constantin Stefan Sava of GeoEcoMar, Romania, takes up the office for the period 2014-2015, succeeding Dr Niels Poulsen of GEUS, Denmark, who served as ENeRG president in 2012-2013. full text

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