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Improving the energy efficiency of geothermal energy utilisation by adjusting the user characteristics - 26.3.2021

In October 2020, a project entitled ‘Improving the energy efficiency of geothermal energy utilisation
by adjusting the user characteristics’
has started. It is funded by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway
through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation.

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Opening of the geothermal energy capacity building and trainingEEA Grant project, in Poland, 9th February 2021 - 15.3.2021

The 'Capacity Building of the Key Stakeholders in the Area of Geothermal Energy' Project was officially opened on February 9th, 2021. It is one of the three predefined projects co-financed by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area under the Environment, Energy and Climate Change Program, 2014-2021. 

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Presidents and ministers participated in the presentation of a new EEA Grants programme on Climate, Environment and Energy in Poland - 25.5.2020

A new EEA Grants programme on renewable energy, environment and climate was presented at a conference in Warsaw in Poland last March, with the participation of the presidents of Poland and Iceland, as well as ministers from Poland, Iceland and Norway. 

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UNU-GTP parts ways with UNU and joins UNESCO - 14.1.2020

On 1st of January 2020, the Geothermal Training Programme that has since 1979, been run under the United Nations University brand, parted ways with UNU and joined hands with the other three former UNU Training Programmes in Iceland (Fisheries Training Programme, Land Restoration Training Programme, and Gender Equality Studies Training Programme) to form GRÓ: the Centre for Capacity Development – Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Societal Change. The Centre which is under the auspices of UNESCO will serve as a new umbrella over the four Programmes and the link to the United Nations.  

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