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Promising New Well at Nesjavellir Geothermal Plant, Iceland
Geothermal Hailed as Best Renewable Energy Source for Heating for Poland
In a recent TV interview, the Vice President of Polands National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management hailed geothermal energy and praised its potential role particularly for the heating sector of Poland.
Drilling has Started for a Geothermal Project in Belgium
Drilling on the first well for a geothermal project to produce heat for a pharmaceutical plant by Janssen Pharmaceutica ( Johnson & Johnson) has started.
German City Exploring Reactivating Geothermal Wells Drilled in the 1970s
The municipality of Bad Urach in Southern Germany is looking at repurposing two wells drilled for a hot dry rock geothermal project in the 1970s and utilise them for a potential heating project.
Details on Geothermal Emerge on Energy Transition Master Plan for Bavaria
Details emerge on the Geothermal Master Plan for the State of Bavaria in Germany, as previously reported. With support for district heating projects to tap into geothermal energy, this creates interesting incentives for geothermal development.
U.S. DOE Awards $7m in Funding for Work on Reducing Geothermal Drilling Cost
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the recipients of $7 million funding to help decrease the cost of geothermal drilling operations and field development.
Massachusetts Might Replace Natural Gas with Geothermal Heating
A new bill that is being considered by the Massachusetts legislature could lead to geothermal heating in homes. The bill would allow utilities to purchase geothermal energy instead of natural gas for hot water and heat.
Norway – Scaling from Hot Geological Brines for Use in Deep Geothermal Operations
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of Chemical Engineering has a vacancy for a doctoral scholarship related to the project DeepScale.
Sokoria Geothermal Plant in East Nusa Teggara Targets Start of Operation for February 2020
With construction under way, the intial 5 MW Sokoria geothermal project by KS Orka in East Nusa Tenggara is targeting a start of operation in February 2020.
Germany Targets 100% Geothermal Heating with New Project
In partnership with the local utility from Munich and Erdwärme Grünwald, Innovative Energie Pullach, is looking to expand geothermal heating to reach 100% of the the municipality.
Cornish Lithium has Started Drilling in Efforts to Source Lithium
Cornishl Lithium has commenced drilling of two research wells in Cornwall UK to explore lithium contained within naturally-occurring underground geothermal brine.
Well Field Equipment Purchased for Solar Augmented Geothermal Project in Nevada
UC Won LLC has acquired necessary well field equipment for the development of its solar augmented geothermal project in Nevada.
Lithium Player Signs MOU to Tap Into Insheim Geothermal Operations in Germany
German operator of the geothermal power plant at Insheim and lithium exploration company Vulcan Energy Resources to partner on extraction of lithium from geothermal brine in a feasibility study.
Indonesia Extends Period of Tender for Three Geothermal Working Areas
Not having been able to close the tender for three geothermal working areas in the set time period, the Indonesian government has extended the auction until December 9, 2019.
Cerro Pabellón Geothermal Plant Expansion Planned to be Online in 2H of 2020
Enel Green Power in Chile expects that the third unit currently under construction at its Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant will start operation in the second half of 2020.In recent call for analysts.
Researchers Study Geothermal Potential of South Africa
The research also included scientists from the Universities of Aberdeen and Strathclyde, Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre, British Geological Survey, and South Africa Council for Geoscience.
IRENA Reports that Geothermal Energy Production Costs are Decreasing – Marginally
Compared to other renewable energy power generation technologies, geothermal energy has only been able to decrease cost of electricity generation slightly, as reported by IRENA.
German Renewable Organisations Highlight the Crucial Role Geothermal Heating
Local associations are pushing for measures that help accelerate the expansion of geothermal district heating supply in Germany, highlighting its important role and untapped potential to provide green and sustainable heating to the country's energy future
Geothermal Energy Potential Uncovered in South Africa
The discovery of gases released from deep beneath the earth’s crust could help to explain Southern Africa’s unusual landscape, a study suggests.
Polaris Infrastructure Continues Increase in Revenues from San Jacinto Geothermal plant
Polaris Infrastructure reports positive financial results for the third quarter of 2019 with higher revenue reported for the San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal power plant.
New System to Provide Heat to Wood Pellet Manufacturing Plant Started in Taupo, NZ
Results of an extensive 2D seismic campaign in the region of Frankonia in Bavaria/ Germany show a promising potential for geothermal energy utilisation.
Transmark Turkey Signs EPC Contract for 3.2 MW Geothermal Power Plant with Kaishan
Transmark Turkey has signed an EPC contract with Chinese supplier Zheijang Kaishan Compressor and its subsidiary Open Mountain Energy for the construction of a 3.2 MW binary geothermal power plant in Canakkale, Turkey.
Croatia Inaugurates 43.7 mln Euro Geothermal Power Plant
The first geothermal power plant in Croatia, the 16.5 MW Velika 1, has been officially opened on Tuesday following investment of 325 million kuna ($48.4 million/43.7 million euro), Croatia's ministry of environment protection and energy said.
Tech Breakthrough Could Spark A Geothermal Energy Boom
“Where to drill?” Science Daily distills the issue into just three words. “This is the basic question in the exploration of underground energy resources, such as geothermal energy.
Geothermal Energy for Heating Supply to help Fight Smog in Pyrzyce, Poland
Several groups, supported by the government of Poland sign agreement for the development of a roadmap for the utilisation of geothermal energy for heating in the fight to cut smog during heating season in Pyrzyce, Poland.
New Report Sees Geothermal Better Positioned than Coal in Kenya
The published study from the New Climate Institute presents several arguments for why geothermal is the better option for electricity generation in Kenya.
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Promising New Well at Nesjavellir Geothermal Plant, Iceland
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