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ETHIOPIA: 7 Companies in the Running for Drilling on the Corbetti Geothermal Site
European Green Deal must Look to Heat Sector and Geothermal Energy
In a statement to Italian news, EGEC's Philippe Dumas says that "the European Green Deal must look to the heat sector to face the climate crisis", and that geothermal is greatly positioned and important.
Early Exploration Drilling Work to Start on Two Geothermal Sites in Uganda
The Ugandan government with support by GRMF funding has awarded a drilling contract for temperature gradient drilling on two potential geothermal development sites in the country.
New Geothermal District Heating Pipeline to Change Life of Community
A new district heating pipeline is bringing geothermal heat to a local community in the East of Iceland, helping to curb electric heating and long term cost reduction for the community and its neighbour.
Italian Investors Show Interest in Geothermal Investment in Croatia
Italian energy and engineering group Saipem has raised an interest in investments of geothermal development in Croatia. Italian company Saipem has expressed an interest in investment into geothermal energy development in Croatia.
CFE Inaugurates 27 MW Las Azufres III-2 (Phase 2), Unit 18
As reported today, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and General Director of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), Manuel Bartlett Díaz, inaugurated Unit 18 of the Geothermal Power Plant “Los Azufres “.
Geothermal Energy a real option for low emission electricity generation
The Australian Geothermal Association (AGA) has shared a white paper that looks into geothermal electricity generation in Australia, recent developments and the future potential.
Pertamina Preparing Expansion of Lumut Balai Geothermal Plant with 55 MW Unit 2
PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy is now preparing work on the 55 MW Unit 2 expansion at the 55 MW Lumut Balai geothermal power plant in South Sumatra, Indonesia. Planned start of operation is 2022.
Australian Project to Tap Geothermal Heat for Planned Aquatic Centre
Drilling of a reinjection well has started for a geothermal project to heat an aquatic center in the Gippsland region of Southeastern Australia.
Important Clean Energy Role of Los Azufres Geothermal Plant in Mexico
With an installed power generation capacity of 242 MW, the Los Azufres geothermal power plant complex in Mexico plays an important role in renewable power generation in the country.
Indonesia Preparing Change to More Favourable Geothermal Feed-in-Tariffs
With current pricing scheme not interesting to investors, Indonesia now preparing improved geothermal feed-in-tariff structure based on the investment value or project economics.
New Institute for Energy Infrastructures & Geothermal Founded in Germany
German Fraunhofer Gesellschaft founds new Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Infrastructure and Geothermal, integrating the International Geothermal Centre in Bochum and establishing other research locations.
Turkish Investor Plans Up to 100 MW Geothermal Development in Croatia
Following the successful development of its first geothermal plant, Turkish MB Geothermal has now announced plans to develop an additional 100 MW in geothermal power generation capacity in the North of Croatia.
Basic Energy Corp. Partners with Thai Firm on Geothermal Development
Basic Energy Corp. partners with Thailand-based Vintage Engineering Public Co. Ltd. to the right to invest in the Mabini geothermal project and other projects.
Global Geothermal Alliance Meeting at 10th IRENA General Assembly
A thematic meeting by the Global Geothermal Alliance will be held in conjunction with the IRENA General Assembly, January 12, 2020.
The EU Green Deal Turning Challenge Into Opportunity, Particularly for geothermal?
The ambitious EU Green Deal announced past week sets in motion a search for energy technologies that can help Europe reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Geothermal and its potential role for the heating sector thereby attracts increased interest.
Successful Tender for Geothermal Exploration, Production & Prospection in Hungary
As part of a hydrocarbon and geothermal tender, one geothermal permit area was successfully tendered. The company Aspect-TDE Geotherm Kft. successfully bid for the Gádoros area tender for geothermal energy exploration, production and prospection.
Power Electronics for Geothermal Drilling – An ARPA-e Funded Research Project
With funding under the ARPA-E awards, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is conducting research on Revolutionary, High-Drilling Rate, High-T Geothermal Drilling System and Companion (250-350 deg C) Power Electronics.
Foundations Being Laid for Planned Olkaria I Unit 6 Geothermal Plant
Construction company Franki Africa shares details on constructing the foundations for the Olkaria I Unit 6 of KenGen, a further expansion at Olkaria, Kenya.
NREL Providing Incredibly Useful Geothermal Research Work and Analysis
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in the U.S. is providing incredibly useful geothermal research work and analysis that is set to help push geothermal development.
Drilling Started Last Week on the Geothermal Heating Project in French
Drilling started last week on the geothermal heating project in Champs-sur-Marne, in the greater Paris area. As reported locally, drilling started in Champs-sur-marne in the greater Paris area and already reached a depth of 400 meters.
Deutschen Erdwärme Concluded Exploration Work for German Project
German geothermal developer Deutschen Erdwärme has concluded early exploration work with a study conducted by DMT on site of the company's Waghäusel-Philippsburg geothermal project in the South of Germany.
AE Seeking to Overcome Technical Limitations to Deep Geothermal Drilling
A U.S. DOE funded project by AltaRock Energy is seeking to overcome technical limitations to deep geothermal drilling, replacing mechanical methods with a millimeter wave directed energy technology to melt and vaporize rocks for removal.
Janssen Pharmaceutica First Business to Use Heat from Geothermal Drilling
Pharmaceutical company Janssen has inaugurated the first deep geothermal drilling site in Belgium that’s on the premises of a business. It will use water from deep below the earth’s surface to heat its premises in Beerse, Antwerp province.
New Initiative Positions Texas as Geothermal Energy Leader
With a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Cockrell School of Engineering is launching a unique initiative that aims to make The University of Texas at Austin a national hub for geothermal energy expertise and startups.
Large Lithium Resource Reported at German Geothermal Site
With an estimated resource site of 13.2 MT of LCE, the Vulcan Lithium Project has the potential to be the biggest zero-carbon lithium resource in Europe.
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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