RG-T3744 : Socioenvironmental and Technical Support Post-COVID for the Geothermal Development in LAC
Project Status: Implementation
The objective of this regional Technical Cooperation (TC) is to support the development of productive activities linked to geothermal resources that will facilitate economic recovery after the crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic. These activities include electric power generation, as well as direct applications of heat in agro-industrial processes, tourism and heating services. Specific objectives of this TC are (i) to support the development of social licenses and fundamental environmental studies in the areas of influence of geothermal prospects to facilitate the first stages of projects and (ii) faciliate the adaptation of the legal and regulatory frameworks for geothermal energy and strengthen the technical-economic knowledge of the public stakeholders responsible for geothermal research to optimize development programs and standardize the quality of conceptual production models.