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Champion promotes geothermal energy at IA State Fair - Traer Star-Clipper

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:46pm

Traer Star-Clipper

Champion promotes geothermal energy at IA State Fair
Traer Star-Clipper
Champion Enterprises, a WaterFurnace geothermal dealer in Traer, recently attended the 2015 Iowa State Fair and worked in the WaterFurnace booth (# 610-611 in the Varied Industries Building) to discuss and explain geothermal technology and ...

Nickel Asia unit acquiring Biliran geothermal project - Inquirer.net

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 1:01pm

Nickel Asia unit acquiring Biliran geothermal project
Inquirer.net
EMERGING Power Inc. (EPI), which is majority owned by listed miner Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC), is set to get control of the Biliran geothermal project in Eastern Visayas region. An agreement between EPI and Orka Energy Holding Ehf of Iceland stated that ...
Nickel Asia unit buys 60% of Biliran geothermal firmBusinessWorld Online Edition
EPI, Orka Energy seal deal for Biliran power projectThe Manila Times

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Nickel Asia unit buys 60% of Biliran geothermal firm - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:08am

Nickel Asia unit buys 60% of Biliran geothermal firm
BusinessWorld Online Edition
In a statement yesterday, Nickel Asia unit Emerging Power, Inc. (EPI) and Orka Energy announced the signing of an agreement last Monday that would “eventually give EPI 60% ownership of Biliran Geothermal, Inc. (BGI) subject to the approval of ...
Nickel Asia unit acquiring Biliran geothermal projectInquirer.net
EPI, Orka Energy seal deal for Biliran power projectThe Manila Times

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Nickel Asia unit buys 60% of Biliran geothermal firm - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 8:08am

Nickel Asia unit buys 60% of Biliran geothermal firm
BusinessWorld Online Edition
In a statement yesterday, Nickel Asia unit Emerging Power, Inc. (EPI) and Orka Energy announced the signing of an agreement last Monday that would “eventually give EPI 60% ownership of Biliran Geothermal, Inc. (BGI) subject to the approval of ...
EPI, Orka Energy seal deal for Biliran power projectThe Manila Times

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Developing Nations Need US$133 Billion Geothermal Investment By 2030 - Report - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:55am

Developing Nations Need US$133 Billion Geothermal Investment By 2030 - Report
AllAfrica.com
Toronto — Kenya and Turkey have exceeded forecasts for harnessing geothermal energy, but other developing countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, are lagging behind on leveraging the renewable power source, a new analysis shows.

Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030: Report - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 1:21am

Hurriyet Daily News

Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030: Report
Hurriyet Daily News
Meeting the target to build 23GW of geothermal capacity over the next 15 years (one GW is enough energy to power 750,000 homes) would require a 7- to 10-fold increase in funding from governments and development financing bodies, the CPI said.
Report: Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report - Reuters

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:39pm

Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report
Reuters
TORONTO, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya and Turkey have exceeded forecasts for harnessing geothermal energy, but other developing countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, are lagging behind on leveraging the renewable ...

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Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report - Reuters Africa

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:03am

Developing nations need $133 bln geothermal investment by 2030-report
Reuters Africa
TORONTO, Aug 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya and Turkey have exceeded forecasts for harnessing geothermal energy, but other developing countries, including Indonesia and the Philippines, are lagging behind on leveraging the renewable ...

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Plant in Chile Opens South America's Doors to Geothermal Energy - Inter Press Service

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 8:45am

Inter Press Service

Plant in Chile Opens South America's Doors to Geothermal Energy
Inter Press Service
Geothermal energy is obtained by tapping underground reservoirs of heat, generally near volcanoes, geysers or other hotspots on the surface of the earth. If well-managed, the geothermal reservoirs can produce clean energy indefinitely. The steam ...

Iran builds Mideast's first geothermal plant - Press TV

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:53am

Press TV

Iran builds Mideast's first geothermal plant
Press TV
For the geothermal power plant in Meshguin Shahr, 11 wells are being drilled, seven of which have reached ground reserves, Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said. Besides power generation, the geothermal energy will be used for heating purposes in the ...

Indonesian govt. to focus on geothermal energy development: President Jokowi - ANTARA

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 6:24am

ANTARA

Indonesian govt. to focus on geothermal energy development: President Jokowi
ANTARA
Based on the huge potential for geothermal energy, we will focus on developing geothermal energy generation as a renewable energy source. Our geothermal energy is estimated at around 29,000 megawatts (MW) and we have not utilized that potential ...
Ministry mulls spinning off Pertamina's geothermalJakarta Post
Indonesia Plans Incentives To Boost Renewable EnergyCleanTechnica
Indonesia government to incentivise renewablesPV-Tech

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Govt. to establish BUMN for geothermal - Jakarta Post

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 4:29am

Govt. to establish BUMN for geothermal
Jakarta Post
The government is currently reviewing the establishment of a state-owned enterprise (BUMN) for geothermal energy production. "Geothermal energy has a potential of up to 29,000 Megawatts [MW], but has not been managed well for years despite its ...

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Geothermal Areas “Overused”, Unsustainable - Reykjavík Grapevine

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 9:52am

Reykjavík Grapevine

Geothermal Areas “Overused”, Unsustainable
Reykjavík Grapevine
Gunnlaugur H. Jónsson, a professor of physics and a former employee of the National Energy Authority, told RÚV that two areas – Hengilssvæðið and Reykjanesskagann – are being overused for geothermal power. The search for new high-pressure vents ...

Ministry mulls spinning off Pertamina's geothermal - Jakarta Post

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:08am

Ministry mulls spinning off Pertamina's geothermal
Jakarta Post
The plan to establish a state-owned enterprise dedicated to geothermal development has been filed with the President, who also threw his weight behind the plan in his remarks at the opening ceremony of the new and renewable energy convention, EBTK ...

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