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ETHIOPIA: 7 Companies in the Running for Drilling on the Corbetti Geothermal Site
Exploring the Potential for the Utilization of Geothermal for Heat and Power in Mongolia
In light of global challenges, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) launched in 2012 the joint Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme).
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California Geothermal Energy to Grow for the First Time in Nearly a Decade
Two new geothermal power plants have been planned for the Golden State.
Research into The Geothermal Port of Rotterdam Enters The Next Phase
Shell Geothermal BV and the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands have received an exploration permit to explore the option of utilising geothermal energy for heating purposes.
Researchers Develop A More Efficient Fracturing Fluid Called StimuFrac™ for Geothermal
Researchers at PNNL in the U.S. have identified processes that help to improve efficiency of fracturing activities with new fracturing fluid called StimuFrac (TM).
Geothermal Energy Pros And Cons
Geothermal energy pros and cons are a very hot talking point in expert circles. Environmentally friendly and quite efficient, this method of producing power has a range of significant advantages and drawbacks that need thorough consideration.
UAE Cooling Developer Acquires Business with Two Geothermal Wells
As part on an acquisition of Masdar City district cooling plants and concession, UAE-based district cooling developer acquired the use of two deep geothermal wells.
Renewable Heat Needs to Be Prioritised to Deliver EU's Zero-Carbon Target
In order for the proposed Just Transition Mechanism that is to ease the energy transition of the European Green Deal, renewable heat needs to be prioritised. This is needed to reach the zero-carbon targets set by the EU, so EGEC in this statement.
How Storing CO2 Could Provide Heating Utilising Geothermal Energy to Cities？
How storing CO2 could provide an opportunity to provide heating utilising geothermal energy to cities. A rather interesting articles by researchers at BRGM in France.
Towards Carbon Neutrality with Geothermal District Heating in Germany
With funding from the European Regional Development fund of the EU, the city of Schwerin in Germany is developing a geothermal district heating system that would cut back on heating related CO2 emissions.
Using Geothermal Energy in The Process of Recycling Plastic Material in Iceland
An Icelandic company is starting to use geothermal energy in its process of recycling plastic material in Hveragardi, Iceland - a geothermal hot spot of the country known for e.g. geothermal cooking.
Temperature Tracing – Important Element to Sustainable Use of Geothermal Resources
There are challenges holding geothermal energy development back, as described in a recent article shared on the website of the Idaho National Laboratory.
Geothermal Energy Storage System to Reduce Peak Electricity Demand
ORNL researchers have developed a system that stores electricity as thermal energy in underground tanks, allowing homeowners to reduce their electricity purchases during peak periods while helping balance the power grid.
Strategies on Reducing Induced Seismicity in Geothermal Energy And CO2 Storage
Swiss researchers at EPFL and the Federal Office of Energy have published a study that shares strategies that help reduce risk of induced seismicity in geothermal energy, CO2 storage and other human activities subsurface.
Geothermal And Biomass Have Great Potential in Indonesia's Energy Future
Geothermal and biomass could be key elements in efforts by Indonesia to curb the high current account deficit, which is caused by the large import of oil and gas which is still the main source of national energy in the country.
Europe And Asia Will Lead the Charge on Geothermal Capacity Growth in the Next Eight Years
Geothermal energy refers to power generated from the natural heat of the earth's subsurface. The clean form of energy, which is primarily found along tectonic plate boundaries, accounted for 3.2 per cent of total non-hydropower renewables.
EDC Represents 60% of Geothermal Power Generation Capacity in the Philippines
Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in the Philippines, remains one of the top geothermal operators in the world, representing a total installed generation capacity of 1,179 MW or 60% of the Philippines total geothermal capacity.
Global Geothermal Alliance Meeting to be Held On January 12, 2020
On January 12, 2020, IRENA will hold it’s 10th General Assembly and a thematic meeting of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) will coincide with the event. Heads of State and Government, Ministers, Member delegations and heads of regional...
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Meshginshahr Geothermal Power Plant to join Iran's Nat'l Grid
Iranian Minister announced the operationalizing of Meshginshahr geothermal power plant next year and said that Meshginshahr will be named as the origin of the country's first geothermal power plant in the history of the electricity industry.
PT Supreme Energy Preparing 65 Muara Laboh Geothermal Plant Phase 2
Now Supreme Energy is in talks with PLN and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) for the development of the Phase 2 Muara Laboh with a capacity of 65 MW.
Addressing Committed Emissions in both US and China Requires CCS
Stabilizing global temperatures will require deep reductions in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions worldwide. Recent integrated assessments of global climate change show that CO2 emissions must approach net-zero.
Construction Begun on Geothermal District Heating Pipeline in Iceland
Construction of a new geothermal district heating pipeline is underway in rural South Iceland to the small town of Höfn. The pipeline stretches from its source nearly 20 km away.
Geothermal Electricity Production to get a Boost in New Zealand from Climeon
Swedish-based Climeon has entered a strategic partnership with New Zealand-based Geo40.
Los Azufres Geothermal Plant Starts up Amid Mexican Energy Refocus
A ceremony was held with top officials on Saturday, who further signaled the nation’s transition towards state-operated hydro and geothermal projects in lieu of private renewables.
Government Loans for Geothermal Exploration Best Incentive Option
A study by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences and the University of Antwerp looks at best policies to push geothermal development.
New Taxonomy Regulation and its Impact on Geothermal
On the 17th of December 2019, the European Parliament reached an agreement with the Council on the new criteria to determine whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable – the so-called the “Taxonomy Regulation”.
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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