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Promising New Well at Nesjavellir Geothermal Plant, Iceland
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.
Partnership Formed to Develop Geothermal Project in Alaska
A newly formed company is hoping to finally succeed in putting up a geothermal plant in Unalaska after decades of false starts.
China Wins Bid to Host World Geothermal Congress 2023
The International Geothermal Association (IGA) reports that China has won its bid for hosting the World Geothermal Congress 2023.
115 MW of Geothermal Capacity Under Development on Indonesia
With six geothermal power projects under development on Flores Island in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), Indonesia, up to 115 MW of geothermal power generation capacity could be added by 2028.
Cornwall’s UDDGP Geothermal Project Seeking Contractor for Well Testing
Contractor sought for testing of two geothermal wells drilled for the United Downs Deep Geothermal Project in Cornwall, UK.
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