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Editorial: Harnessing geothermal - Jakarta Post

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 7:15pm

Editorial: Harnessing geothermal
Jakarta Post
But the overall investment condition for geothermal energy in Indonesia seems to be unattractive, as evidenced by the fact that only 1,400 megawatt of the potential geothermal capacity of 28,000 MW has so far been developed. In fact, between 2010 and ...

Perth pools a hot-spot for clean geothermal energy - Science Network Western Australia

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 3:05pm

Perth pools a hot-spot for clean geothermal energy
Science Network Western Australia
HOT water piped from the Yarragadee aquifer—located beneath the Swan Coastal Plain—has been providing geothermal energy to Perth pools, schools and leisure centres since 1997, and the industry's future looks bright. CSIRO Energy Flagship researcher ...

Demand for NZ company's expertise in geothermal energy - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 2:37pm

Demand for NZ company's expertise in geothermal energy
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
With Japan's demand for geothermal energy continuing to grow Auckland company International Earth Sciences (IESE) is looking to take advantage of the burgeoning market. It follows last month's announcement by the New Zealand government that the ...

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France, Iceland to cooperate in geothermal energy - SeeNews Renewables

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 6:43am

SeeNews Renewables

France, Iceland to cooperate in geothermal energy
SeeNews Renewables
This landmark agreement between the two clusters could easily serve to build a general consensus for developing geothermal projects worldwide. It will also push forward the global expansion of geothermal energy and the set up of a Global Geothermal ...

A new bill could improve geothermal energy developments in the U.S. - Hydrogen Fuel News

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:04am

Hydrogen Fuel News

A new bill could improve geothermal energy developments in the U.S.
Hydrogen Fuel News
Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska and Democrat Senator Maria Cantwell from Washington state have sponsored a bill called “The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015”, a bill that has been designed to support geothermal energy ...

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Geothermal Energy Awards Announced - PR Web (press release)

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:09am

PR Web (press release)

Geothermal Energy Awards Announced
PR Web (press release)
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world's premier geothermal associations, has announced awards honoring the best and brightest of the global geothermal energy community. These prestigious awards have been a highlight of the ...
International Geothermal Workshop Announced by GRCAltEnergyMag (press release)

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Humanists host talk on geothermal energy - Mountain Mail Newspaper

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 5:34pm

Humanists host talk on geothermal energy
Mountain Mail Newspaper
Retired geologist Gene Rush will speak on “Geothermal Energy” at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Salida Community Center, 305 F St. Using heat trapped under the earth as an alternative energy source can be done, Rush said in a press release. kAmw:D AC6D6?

DoE studying viable geothermal locations for offer to investors - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:49am

DoE studying viable geothermal locations for offer to investors
BusinessWorld Online Edition
THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) is evaluating geothermal energy sites that can be offered to investors for development and utilization, an official told reporters in Pasig City yesterday. Balut Island, a site with potentially exploitable geothermal ...
Davao Sur, Batangas eyed as prospective geothermal sitesThe Manila Times

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Shell Backs a Startup Developing an 'Earth Gun' to Harvest Geothermal Energy - Greentech Media

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:03am

Shell Backs a Startup Developing an 'Earth Gun' to Harvest Geothermal Energy
Greentech Media
It's no secret -- there's a lot of energy held just a few thousand feet under Earth's surface. To harness any sizable amount of our planet's underlying geothermal energy for steam power, we would have to bore more than 2 miles into the crust ...

What Is Really Keeping Geothermal Power Back? - OilPrice.com

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:07am

Biomass Magazine

What Is Really Keeping Geothermal Power Back?
OilPrice.com
Part of the reason there is limited knowledge of geothermal resources is that the industry is still very young compared to other energy sectors. The geothermal industry grew out of larger oil and gas companies in the 70s and 80s. These oil companies ...
Enel commissions integrated geothermal and biomass power plant in ItalyEnergy Business Review
Enel Green Power commissions biomass power plant in ItalyPower Technology
Enel Green Power brings world's first integrated geothermal and biomass plant ...Your Renewable News (press release)
CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports - Clean Technology Business Review
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Senator Tester Introduces Geothermal Energy Bill - ABC FOX Montana News

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:29pm

SeeNews Renewables

Senator Tester Introduces Geothermal Energy Bill
ABC FOX Montana News
Senator Jon Tester's Geothermal Energy Opportunity Act, or GEO Act, would allow oil and gas developers to avoid a lengthy approval process when capitalizing on geothermal potential on public lands. Geothermal energy is a clean sustainable energy ...
Energy bill proposes 50-GW US geothermal targetSeeNews Renewables
US Geothermal Industry Praises Senate Energy Bill that Addresses Barriers to ...AZoCleantech
Your new energy bill doesn't lift the ban on crude oil exportsHot Air

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Energy bill proposes 50-GW US geothermal target - SeeNews Renewables - SeeNews Renewables

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 1:00am

SeeNews Renewables

Energy bill proposes 50-GW US geothermal target - SeeNews Renewables
SeeNews Renewables
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) applauded Senators Lisa Murkowski and Maria Cantwell for the The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, through which they propose measures to remove important barriers to geothermal development in the ...

Shell backs plans to fire giant bullets into ground to reach geothermal energy ... - Daily Mail

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:01pm

Daily Mail

Shell backs plans to fire giant bullets into ground to reach geothermal energy ...
Daily Mail
HyperSciences has been awarded a $1 million grant from Shell; It has a patent on a new type of ram accelerator for geothermal energy; 'Gun' will repeatedly fire projectiles at 4,500mph (2 km/s) to blast holes; Company claims the technique is ten times ...
Forget Drills, Let's Shoot Our Way Into the Earth's Crust - Popular MechanicsPopular Mechanics
A rocket scientist wants to dig into the Earth's crust with this massive drill ...Business Insider

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Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association Examines Geothermal HVAC ... - LongIsland.com

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:37am

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association Examines Geothermal HVAC ...
LongIsland.com
NSWCA holds a meeting focused on Long Island geothermal energy options. Farmingdale, NY - July 22, 2015 - Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association (NSWCA), which consists of commissioners representing 21 Long Island water districts, ...

Senate Energy Bill Would Help Achieve the Nation's Geothermal Potential ... - Yahoo Finance UK

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:19am

Wall Street Journal

Senate Energy Bill Would Help Achieve the Nation's Geothermal Potential ...
Yahoo Finance UK
Representatives of the U.S. geothermal industry applauded U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alas., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., for legislation introduced yesterday. Their broad, bipartisan energy bill, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, “would ...
Murkowski Energy Bill Avoids Hot Buttons | Alaska Public MediaAlaska Public Radio Network
Senator Lisa Murkowski Fights for More Than Oil Exports - Energy and CapitalEnergy and Capital
Senate Sidesteps Key Issues In Latest Energy Bill | OilPrice.comOilPrice.com

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Senate Energy Bill Would Help Achieve the Nation's Geothermal Potential ... - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:14am

Senate Energy Bill Would Help Achieve the Nation's Geothermal Potential ...
Business Wire (press release)
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Representatives of the U.S. geothermal industry applauded U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alas., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., for legislation introduced yesterday. Their broad, bipartisan energy bill, The Energy Policy ...

Mexico awards geothermal energy sites to CFE - SeeNews Renewables - SeeNews Renewables

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 3:22am

Mexico awards geothermal energy sites to CFE - SeeNews Renewables
SeeNews Renewables
July 24 (SeeNews) - Mexico's energy ministry on Wednesday awarded five geothermal concessions and 13 permits for exploration to national power utility Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE). The company will study geothermal resources for 448 MW in ...

B.C. geothermal projects promising, but 'very high risk' - Edmonton Journal - Edmonton Journal

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:32am

Edmonton Journal

B.C. geothermal projects promising, but 'very high risk' - Edmonton Journal
Edmonton Journal
VANCOUVER — Two potential geothermal energy projects near Pemberton could generate electricity for about seven cents a kilowatt hour — only slightly higher than the 5.8 cents to 6.1 cents a kilowatt hour cost estimate of the Site C dam project. That ...

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B.C. geothermal projects promising, but 'very high risk' - Vancouver Sun - Vancouver Sun

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:06am

Vancouver Sun

B.C. geothermal projects promising, but 'very high risk' - Vancouver Sun
Vancouver Sun
VANCOUVER — Two potential geothermal energy projects near Pemberton could generate electricity for about seven cents a kilowatt hour — only slightly higher than the 5.8 cents to 6.1 cents a kilowatt hour cost estimate of the Site C dam project. That ...

St Vincent and the Grenadines Exploring Geothermal Energy - Caribbean Journal - Caribbean Journal

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:59am

Caribbean Journal

St Vincent and the Grenadines Exploring Geothermal Energy - Caribbean Journal
Caribbean Journal
St Vincent and the Grenadines is moving forward with a planned geothermal energy project. The plan is for the country's National Geothermal Project to start up in 2018, according to Emera Caribbean Limited. The firm is one of the companies with which ...

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