Decision Support Tool

A decision tree based algorithm for developers/promoters of geothermal energy projects to support decisions regarding social engagement strategies and relevant financing options throughout different stages of the project.

Answer to the questions to receive tailored recommendations! 


Questions about the overall structure of the Decision Support Tool?

How to proceed after completing the process?

Environmental aspects

University of Glasgow is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. It is the creator of the Decision Support Tool, as well as the deliverable D1.2, related to the environmental aspects of geothermal energy.

Contact: Anastasia Ioannou (

Auxiliary and alternative pathways to risk mitigation

Vulcan Energy Subsurface Solutions GmbH (VES) is an independent planning and consultancy company for deep geothermal energy projects worldwide, and creator of the Toolbox for risk-evaluation and mitigation.

Contact: Christina Baisch (

Addressing the bottlenecks of public engagement

IZES has 15 years of experience with applied research on the psychology behind the development and acceleration of the market uptake renewable energies.

Contact: Jan Hildebrand (

Community-based geothermal energy financing principles

CrowdfundingHub is the European Expertise Centre for Alternative and Community Finance, and creator of the Interactive guide to integrated finance in geothermal energy.

Contact: Georgie Friederichs (

‘This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement nº 857830.’
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