“Enhanced Coal Exploitation through Underground Coal Gasification in European Lignite Mines” Kick-off Meeting

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ISPE, as project coordinator, together with all involved partners, launched on August 28, the European research project COAL2GAS on the occasion of the kick-off meeting held in Bucharest.

The event was organized by ISPE at its headquarters and chairperson of the event was COAL2GAS Coordinator – dr. Carmencita CONSTANTIN.

The event started with the presentation of both the experts attending the event and their organisations, members of the project consortium, in order to underline the interdisciplinary approach of the project and high level of expertise. The consortium gathers RDI institutes, consulting – engineering – turnkey projects’ developers and lignite mines.

COAL2GAS consortium covers Europe from West to South and East through its partners coming from Germany, Belgium, The Nederlands, Greece, Poland, Slovenia and Romania, ensuring a geographical well balanced knowledge sharing and replicating potential.

COAL2GAS project represents a challenge for the coal power industry in Romania and a real opportunity for the Oltenia Energy Complex to develop new alternatives considering the current background at European level in terms of security of energy supply and natural resources import dependence.

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