Ruggero Bertani -

European Geothermal Innovation Award 20

Ruggero Bertani - Geothermal Innovation Award 2020

We are pleased to announce the five endorsed nominations for the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2020.

The final candidates are (in alphabetical order):

•BAKKER OILFIELD SUPPLY (Netherlands), for Degasser, which consists is a multi-usable type of separator which separates oil and/or gas from high volume water flows.

•CARBFIX (Iceland), that aims to becoming a key instrument in tackling the climate

crisis and substantially reducing global CO2 emissions.

EAVOR GMBH (Germany), that aims to capture geothermal energy to produce steady and dependable heat and electrical power without emissions of any kind.

•VULCAN ENERGIE RESSOURCEN GMBH (Germany), that aims to extract the lithium from the brine using direct lithium extraction.

•ZAE BAYERN (Germany), the test QEWS II rig emulates the thermal behaviour of a real borehole heat exchanger of different lengths and underground properties.

The Jury will now deliberate to select an overall winner which will be announced on 5th March at the Evening Event of GeoTHERM expo & congress in Offenburg, Germany.


  • Adele Manzella, CNR-IGG, Italy

  • Miklos Antics, EGEC President

  • Javier Urchueguia, Chairman geothermal panel RHC ETIP, UPV, Spain

  • Fausto Batini – Magma Energy, ETIP-DG President, Italy

  • Sandra Kircher, Head of Trade Fairs, GeoTHERM expo & congress, Germany


  • At a glance


    Next date
    25 + 26 February 2021
    Exhibition Center Offenburg
    Southwest of Germany
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    THU  10.00 am - 5.30 pm
    FRI   09.00 am - 3.30 pm

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