Entervista: Dr. Marit Brommer, Director Ejecutivo de Int’l Geothermal Association (IGA)
En el marco del próximo Congreso de Tecnologías Geotérmicas, organizado por la American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) y la Asociación Internacional de Geotermia (IGA), se publicó una entrevista al Dr. Marit Brommer, Director Ejecutivo de IGA.
La entrevista se publicó en el marco del próximo congreso que tendrá como tema las tecnologías geotérmicas “Geothermal Cross Over Technologies” , que dentrá lugar los días 17-18 de Abril, 2018, en Utrecht, Paises Bajos.
Entrevista en Inglés:
How did you become interested in geothermal energy?
I am a geologist by training and have built my technical career in the Oil/Gas Industry. Over the past years I became very interested in the global energy transition and the world’s perspectives on moving away from fossil fuels and embracing renewables. However I became equally intrigued by the marginal role Geothermal Energy is still playing in the energy transition. After all I am an Earth Scientist ?
Although many countries worldwide are adopting geothermal energy as a potential renewable energy source, and influential people as Bill Gates specifically mention geothermal power and refer to geothermal as…the phenomenal amount of energy stored up as heat under the Earth’s surface and earmark it as an investment opportunity, we still see that there is a lot of work to do to create that visibility for geothermal at the world energy scene.
What is your organization?
We are the International Geothermal Association – a global geothermal organization uniting the geothermal sector around the globe. The IGA is an Association of Associations meaning it has an umbrella function towards its affiliated national associations.
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Fuente: AAPG / ThinkGeoEnergy