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Geothermal energy

Mott MacDonald offers a range of engineering and advisory services in all aspects of geothermal projects. In collaboration with our partners, we offer expertise and capabilities in all areas of geothermal field and power plant development, construction and operation.

Our power experts are experienced in all types of thermal, hydro and renewable energy generation and power transmission and distribution technologies.


The geothermal power sector covers the following operations:

  • Types of geothermal schemes
  • Geological structures
  • Geochemistry and geophysics
  • Well drilling construction and operation
  • Above ground steam field
  • Waste water management
  • Hydrogen sulphide management
  • Power generation
  • Transmission and distribution network

In conjunction with our partners, we have extensive expertise in all operations.


With our established partnerships, we provide a comprehensive and inclusive service to our clients for geothermal projects:

  • Analysis of new geothermal technologies
  • Construction supervision
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Feasibility studies
  • Geothermal well testing
  • Resource assessment
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Technical, commercial, contractual and environmental due diligence
  • Initial and final designs of geothermal power plants or utilities

Customer benefits

Geothermal offers another form of renewable energy for heat, steam and power generation. Projects tend to be small scale, allowing development by smaller industrial houses rather than large utilities. Carbon credits add an extra revenue stream to such schemes.

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