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Les nouvelles frontières de la géothermie profonde : dépasser l’acceptabilité sociale pour aller vers une analyse systémique

Abstract : The new frontiers of deep geothermal energy: beyond social acceptability towards systemic analysis The aim of this presentation is to expose the conceptual framework used in research work presenting the issue of the territorialization of deep geothermal energy, based on French and Swiss case studies. Indeed, deep geothermal energy carries the promise of an energy presented as “endless”, and would thus be a technology of choice in a context of energy transition. To meet these promises, geothermal energy will follow a process of expansion outside its “historical regions”, particularly in the Paris Basin in France, where it has developed since the 1980’s. This will involve the construction of technical and economic models, particularly through the implementation of industrial demonstrators, as well as the reuse of former oil wells. Nevertheless, the arrival of geothermal energy in new territories generates a certain number of specific technical, economic and social constraints, which de facto require a socio-technical adaptation. In order to study the responses to these constraints, and to see how geothermal energy "lands" on these territories, several concepts were mobilized. First of all, a political geography approach was adopted. This theoretical framework was amended by integrating the sociotechnical dimension, by mobilizing the Actor-Network Theory, with the sociotechnical construction of artefacts. The dimension of the Actor-Network Theory thus makes it possible to integrate the question of technological controversies. Finally, the question of social acceptability was examined.
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Justin Missaghieh-Poncet. Les nouvelles frontières de la géothermie profonde : dépasser l’acceptabilité sociale pour aller vers une analyse systémique. Sols et sous-sols dans la transition socio-écologique, Olivier Labussière, Adrien Baysse-Lainé, Pierre-Olivier Garcia, Céline Granjou, Julien Merlin, Germain Meulemans, Jun 2021, Grenoble, France. ⟨hal-03643072⟩



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