Exhibition on Geothermal Energy in Slovenia

One of the Geofood project results is the dissemination of project findings and knowledge about geothermal energy. Hence, we prepared a small exhibition on geothermal energy at HE Park Brežice, Slovenia. An opening event was held on 17 September 2021, with the participation of Mr Ivan Molan, mayor of Brežice Municipality; dr. Maja Turnšek, Slovenian project Geofood coordinator form Faculty of Tourism, University of Maribor; Ms Ana Ponikvar, green coordinator for Institute for Entrepreneurship, Tourism and Youth Brežice (ZPTM Brežice); Mr Bogdan Barbič, Slovenian hydroelectric power company (HESS) CEO; and Ms Alenka Mokrovič Pogačar from Terme Čatež (one of the biggest Slovenian spa).

The exhibition presents general trends and facts about geothermal energy, its history in Slovenia, and different usages in tourism and in general – balneology and bathing, visiting power plants and wells, usage for greenhouse heating.