Status: The Geothermal Criteria is available for use in certifications. Get in contact with firstname.lastname@example.org to start the certification process of your Geothermal green bond.
Bonds and loans linked to these eligible assets and projects will be aligned with the Paris Agreement 2 oC limit.
1. Geothermal electricity generation facilities with direct emissions of less than 100gCO2/kWh
2. Geothermal projects with mitigation technologies that will render the non-condensable gas releases to the atmosphere negligible
3. Geothermal projects that have been reviewed and registered under the Clean Development Mechanism
The Criteria was developed by the following Technical Working Group
TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP
EXPERT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Geothermal Expert Advisory Committee - provided input as technical advisors, however they do not formally endorse the criteria that have been developed
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