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ETHIOPIA: 7 Companies in the Running for Drilling on the Corbetti Geothermal Site
Toshiba Wins Contract for Small-Scale Geothermal Plant in Indonesia
The power plant is developed by Persero, Indonesia’s state-owned geothermal energy company. Toshiba ESS commenced the design and engineering work for the scope of supply. The power plant is scheduled to start commercial operation in March 2021.
Hot Spring Power - Charging Phones With Geothermal Power at Onsen in Beppu, Japan
A small experimental thermal energy conversion unit has been set up at the Kannawa Onsen tourist facility in Beppu, Japan to showcase what geothermal energy can offer beyond the spa. The unit allows visitors to charge their electronic devices.
The First Geothermal Power Plant in The World
To find the first geothermal power plant in the world you have to go to Tuscany, Italy in the early twentieth century.The creation of the first geothermal power plant was thanks to Prince Piero Ginori Conti of Trevignano.
First Well Successfully Drilled for Baringo-Silali Geothermal Project in Kenya
GDC reports success for the first well drilled for its Baringo-Silali geothermal project in Kenya. Drilled for the Baringo-Silali geothermal project, a total of six wells are to be the basis of geothermal development at Baringo-Silali.
Indonesia Hopes to Raise the Geothermal Power Capacity from the Current 2GW to 7.2GW
The capacity would be an increase from less than 2GW of geothermal power currently, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources’s Director General of Renewable Energy F.X. Sutijastoto told reporters at a conference on geothermal energy.
Geothermal Power Technology to be Retrofitted onto an Existing Oil and Gas Battery
A team of scientists from the University of Alberta is collaborating with junior oil and gas development and production company, Razor Energy, to combine the energy of geothermal power with existing oil and gas infrastructure.
Global Geothermal Capacity Reaches 14,900 MW – New Top 10 Ranking of Geothermal Countries
With the start of the first unit of the new Olkaria V geothermal power plant, Kenya has overtaken Iceland in the Top 10 rankings of geothermal countries, based on power generation capacity.
Zambia Annouced the Completion Of Drilling Geothermal Resources
A Zambian geothermal exploration company, Kalahari GeoEnergy, announced the completion of the drilling of eight temperature gradient holes and the commencement of drilling slim wells at the Bweengwa River Geothermal Resource Area.
A New Kind Of Geothermal Energy And Faster Charging Batteries could Become Available
Renewable energy and energy storage research is going on at hundreds of laboratories around the world, so it is no surprise that new discoveries are being announced almost weekly. Here are two of the latest.
Announcing 2nd Annual GEOLAC Geothermal Industry Award Winners
GEOLAC - the Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEOLAC), today announced five winners for its second annual GEOLAC Industry Awards. The winners were recognized on stage at the 6th GEOLAC in Santiago.
GEOLAC – Chilean Government Q&A: What's Next For Geothermal?
An interesting interview of the GEOLAC folks with Gabriel Prudencio Flaño, Head of Sustainable Energies Division, Ministry of Energy, Government of Chile on what is next for geothermal energy in Chile.
Indonesia's Medco Energi to Sell 49% of Geothermal Power Plant to Ormat Geothermal Power
The plant is still in development and is expected to start by end-2022. MCG is entitled to a 35-year geothermal concession from Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
Geothermal Heat Exposes Glacial Cliffs
Grímsvötn is located on the west side of Vatnajökull glacier and is the most active volcano in Iceland. Over the last few decades, its activity has increased, and the resultant heat has melted part of the glacier.
Ethiopia To Unveil A USD 2.5 Bn Geothermal Electric Project To Curb Power Shortage
Ethiopia is planning to launch a USD 2.5 Bn 520 MW geothermal electric project which will be implemented in West Arsi Zone in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
Geothermal Energy is Taking off Globally, So Why Not in Canada?
New research released in April estimates the value of the global geothermal energy industry will grow to $9 billion by 2025, up from $4 billion in 2018.
Turkey Global Leader in New Geothermal Capacity in 2018, Croatia Sixth
Turkey was the global leader in adding new geothermal capacity in 2018, with 219 MW. Croatia was sixth worldwide, with 17.5 MW.
Smart Geothermal Technology Keeps Outdoor Community Cool
Challenging landscapes have been tactically avoided by civilizations for centuries, but there are inevitably some that linger in modern inhabited areas. Nice Architects seized the opportunity for innovation when entering a call for proposals for a site lo
Geothermal Energy As Environmentally Friendly Source of Energy for Indonesia
The rejection of some people towards the use of geothermal or geothermal energy for electricity is more due to their lack of understanding and how geothermal energy is.
EoI Launched for Phase 1 of 520-MW Geothermal Project in Ethiopia
An Ethiopia-incorporated energy company is looking for contractors for the first phase of a long-term geothermal development programme with a total capacity of 520 MW.
New Legislation to Ease Geothermal Investment Submitted in Ethiopia
A new bill designed to ease registration and licensing processes for geothermal development has been drafted by the Ethiopian Energy Authority.
IRENA – Food Security and Boosting Development with Geothermal Heat
In addition to boosting food security, geothermal energy in the agri-food sector can reduce fossil fuel dependencies, exposure to volatile prices, and harmful emissions.
SC Johnson Shifts to Geothermal Energy, Targets 42% Reduction in Energy Use
SC Johnson has announced its intention to use geothermal energy to power its Racine, Wisconsin headquarters, a move that will reduce the company's environmental footprint.
Geothermal Park – A Popular Tourism Attraction in Yilan, Taiwan
With wells drilled in the 1970s, the Qinshui geothermal park is a popular tourism attraction in the North of Taiwan.
Egypt Curious to Explore If Geothermal Energy Is An Option for The Country
Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is exploring the possibility of adding geothermal power to the country's renewable energy plan.
New Geothermal Heating Project Kicking Off in Norway
The site of a new National Police Emergency Response Center in Norway is also the drilling site for four 1500 meter-deep geothermal wells which will push the boundaries of the country's drilling technology.
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ETHIOPIA: DFC Awards $1.55 Million Grant to Tulu Moye Geothermal Project
Consortium Launched to Explore and Develop Deep Offshore Geothermal in the UK
Ten Years of Geothermal Power in Iran
Kenya’s Geothermal Generation Picking up Steam
Croatia Issues Four Licenses for Geothermal Exploration
International Geothermal Association (IGA) Moves Headquarter to the Hague, Netherlands