Geothermal energy consists of capturing hot water underground to produce heat and/or electricity, and then re-injecting it into the subsoil
Alsace, considerable geothermal energy potential
Electricité de Strasbourg, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, is a major player in deep geothermal energy in France. Since 2017, ES has been operating the first deep geothermal energy power plant for industrial use in Rittershoffen, using geothermal water captured at more than 170° at a depth of over 2,600 metres.
Dalkia, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, has more than 40 years’ experience in the field of geothermal energy and currently operates more than 50 deep or surface geothermal energy installations in France, particularly in the Greater Paris region.