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Sustainable energy: inside Iceland's geothermal power plant - The Guardian

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:32pm

The Guardian

Sustainable energy: inside Iceland's geothermal power plant
The Guardian
Thanks to its position on a volatile section of the Mid-Atlantic ridge, Iceland is a world leader in the the use of geothermal energy, and of the six geothermal power plants in Iceland, Hellisheiði (pronounced “het-li-shay-thee”) is the newest and largest.

Kenya: Uhuru Urges African Countries to Embrace Geothermal Energy - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 7:12am

ESI Africa

Kenya: Uhuru Urges African Countries to Embrace Geothermal Energy
AllAfrica.com
President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked private business to tap into Kenya's geothermal energy reserves and supplement government efforts to provide clean energy. Speaking in Lusaka, Zambia on Tuesday, he said the Geothermal Development Company has ...
Africa to collaborate efforts to tackle energy crisis, says AfDBESI Africa
Embrace green energy for growth, Uhuru urges African countriesCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)
Uhuru asks African states to venture in green energy for growthThe Star, Kenya
Citizen TV (press release)
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Energy Department Awards Millions for Projects to Recover Critical Materials from Geothermal Fluids - Imperial Valley News

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:11pm

Energy Department Awards Millions for Projects to Recover Critical Materials from Geothermal Fluids
Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Energy Department today announced four research and development (R&D) projects in California, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming that will receive up to $4 million in total funding to assess the occurrence of rare-earth minerals and ...

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Innovative solar, geothermal, microhydro projects win New York 'Energy to Lead' competition - Inhabitat

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 8:22am

Inhabitat

Innovative solar, geothermal, microhydro projects win New York 'Energy to Lead' competition
Inhabitat
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) just announced that Bard College, University at Buffalo and SUNY Broome Community College are the winners of the New York State Energy to Lead Competition. They each will ...

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Dramatic Global Growth Predicted for Geothermal Power - The Heartland Institute

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:20pm

The Heartland Institute

Dramatic Global Growth Predicted for Geothermal Power
The Heartland Institute
Geothermal energy is generated from within the Earth, including from underground stores of molten magma, shallow grounds and hot rocks and hot water found beneath and at our planet's surface. Globally, in 2015, geothermal energy had a total installed ...

NREL aids BLM with geothermal energy research. - ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 5:46am

NREL aids BLM with geothermal energy research.
ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)
Geothermal energy is there for the taking, provided you know where to look and want to invest the time and money to drill into the earth. The process can be complicated, but work being undertaken at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy ...

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Geothermal Energy Could Put Alberta Workers Back On The Job - Huffington Post Canada

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 8:49am

Geothermal Energy Could Put Alberta Workers Back On The Job
Huffington Post Canada
"The oil business has drilled 400,000 wells in Alberta alone," Alison Thompson, president of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, told DeSmog Canada. "They've already found all the hot water the province has." "The oil patch has those skills to ...

Heating soccer fields and growing cucumbers: 9 ways in which geothermal energy is used in Iceland - Iceland Magazine

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 5:48am

Iceland Magazine

Heating soccer fields and growing cucumbers: 9 ways in which geothermal energy is used in Iceland
Iceland Magazine
Geothermal power is all around you in Iceland. It provides a bountiful source of green, renewable energy which is used to heat homes and generate electricity. But it is use for countless other things as well. Here is our list of nine ways in which ...

A Push for Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean - Caribbean Journal

Sun, 05/15/2016 - 6:41pm

Caribbean Journal

A Push for Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean
Caribbean Journal
“Successful geothermal development can positively impact energy security within the Eastern Caribbean Community, indeed within the wider Caribbean Community,” said St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. “[This is] a watershed for a ...
Geothermal energy will produce clean energy for the CaribbeanSKNVibes.com
OECS to focus on geothermal energy at St. Kitts and Nevis forumMontserrat Reporter

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