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Geothermal energy: Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power - BizNews (blog)

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BizNews (blog)

Geothermal energy: Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power
BizNews (blog)
Made up of thousands of islands stretching from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans, Indonesia is home to some 130 volcanoes and is estimated to hold around 40 percent of the world's geothermal potential. However it produces only a tiny fraction of its ...

World's largest geothermal energy facility launched in Kenya - Hydrogen Fuel News

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:08am

World's largest geothermal energy facility launched in Kenya
Hydrogen Fuel News
Generating 140 megawatts (MW), the Olkaria IV geothermal energy plant that was launched by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is projected to lower electricity costs in the country by 30% by the end of this month and an additional 50% by early 2015.

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Kenya Opens World's Largest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant - ZME Science

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:10pm

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Kenya Opens World's Largest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant
ZME Science
Kenya has announced the launch the world's largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will add 140 Megawatts (MW) to the country's national electricity grid. The project will bring much needed cheap energy to an impoverished country and fuel ...

Geothermal Energy in Iceland - IcelandReview

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:29am

IcelandReview

Geothermal Energy in Iceland
IcelandReview
Q: Does Iceland run 100 percent on geothermal energy? If not, are there any plans to convert the entire energy system of the island to 100 percent renewable energy with no emissions of poisonous substances? What does the population think about this?
In pictures: Let's celebrate World Energy DayGreenpeace UK (blog)

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China ramping up geothermal energy investment - GoKunming (blog)

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:36am

GoKunming (blog)

China ramping up geothermal energy investment
GoKunming (blog)
In a new move aimed at cleaning up the air across China, state-owned energy behemoth Sinopec (中国石化) has announced it is diving into the Middle Kingdom's almost untapped geothermal energy reserves. Development of this economy is expected to be ...
Sinopec seeks to commercialise geothermal energySouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Sinopec seeks to commercialise geothermal energy - South China Morning Post (subscription)

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:47pm

Sinopec seeks to commercialise geothermal energy
South China Morning Post (subscription)
China Petrochemical Corp, the nation's second-largest oil and gas producer, is seeking to commercialise geothermal energy after spending about 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion) in the past few years to develop more than 10 pilot projects on the mainland.

$950 000 OPIC grant secured for Kenyan geothermal project - ESI Africa

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:00am

$950 000 OPIC grant secured for Kenyan geothermal project
ESI Africa
Power Africa programme secures Kenyan renewable energy project development firm, Akiira One Ltd. (AOL) a grant of $950 000 for a 40MW geothermal energy project. GreenMax Capital Advisors announced in a release that it has secured a $950,000 grant ...

38th GRC Annual Meeting Attracts International Geothermal Industry - Environmental Expert (press release)

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:02pm

38th GRC Annual Meeting Attracts International Geothermal Industry
Environmental Expert (press release)
Pat Reiten, CEO of PacifiCorp, one of the leading utilities in the western US, spoke of the exciting opportunities for geothermal energy in Oregon. Although there is only 33 MW of geothermal energy online at present there are 19 projects in development ...
New DMP guide has prospectsPS News

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38th GRC Annual Meeting & Expo Attracts International Geothermal Industry - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:20am

38th GRC Annual Meeting & Expo Attracts International Geothermal Industry
PR Web (press release)
Pat Reiten, CEO of PacifiCorp, one of the leading utilities in the western US, spoke of the exciting opportunities for geothermal energy in Oregon. Although there is only 33 MW of geothermal energy online at present there are 19 projects in development ...

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38th GRC Annual Meeting & Expo Attracts International Geothermal Industry - DigitalJournal.com

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:20am

38th GRC Annual Meeting & Expo Attracts International Geothermal Industry
DigitalJournal.com
Pat Reiten, CEO of PacifiCorp, one of the leading utilities in the western US, spoke of the exciting opportunities for geothermal energy in Oregon. Although there is only 33 MW of geothermal energy online at present there are 19 projects in development ...

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Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 8:53pm

Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback
Los Angeles Times
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry. But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness to ...

SASE develops country's first geothermal space heating system - Times of India

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 4:37pm

SASE develops country's first geothermal space heating system
Times of India
MANALI: In a first step towards harnessing geothermal heat energy, scientists at Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have successfully developed and installed country's first geothermal space heating system at Snow and Avalanche ...

Geothermal has big potential for NZ - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 3:17pm

Geothermal has big potential for NZ
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country's energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight's third lecture in the University of Auckland's Vice-Chancellor's ...

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Geothermal has big potential for NZ - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:48pm

Geothermal has big potential for NZ
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country's energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight's third lecture in the University of Auckland's Vice-Chancellor's ...

Geothermal 'has big potential for NZ' - Voxy

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 2:21pm

Geothermal 'has big potential for NZ'
Voxy
New Zealand is a world leader in geothermal energy technology which has significant potential for the country's energy supply, says Professor Rosalind Archer who will lead tonight's third lecture in the University of Auckland's Vice-Chancellor's ...

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GreenMax Capital Advisors secures financing for large geothermal project in ... - Renewable Energy Focus

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 7:56am

GreenMax Capital Advisors secures financing for large geothermal project in ...
Renewable Energy Focus
The grant will support the final stages of project preparation for a 40MW geothermal energy project in Kenya. The grant will also pay for a highly qualified set of international and Kenyan consultants to perform the final technical and legal work ...

US Geothermal to acquire Earth Power - Tulsa World

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:25pm

US Geothermal to acquire Earth Power
Tulsa World
Boise, Idaho-based U.S. Geothermal Inc. plans to acquire Tulsa-based Earth Power Resources, which specializes in the development of geothermal energy, the company announced this week. The transaction, if approved by Earth Power Resources' ...

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Using Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems in Schools - Mother Earth News

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:06pm

Mother Earth News

Using Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems in Schools
Mother Earth News
Some school buildings are designed to take advantage of geothermal energy. The temperature of the earth, deep in the ground, remains fairly constant throughout the year even when the air temperature experiences wide fluctuations from winter to summer.

Geothermal energy plants in Turkey help save water - Hydrogen Fuel News

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:00am

Geothermal energy plants in Turkey help save water
Hydrogen Fuel News
Three Turkish geothermal energy facilities owned by Kipas Holding have dramatically lowered water usage, decreased CO2 emissions, reduced corrosion and are utilizing the Industrial Internet with assistance from GE's water treatment technology.
Turkish Geothermal Power Plants Use Industrial Internet To Help Analyze Data ...Water Online (press release)
Remote monitoring helps Turkish geothermal – videoFiltration + Separation

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Uhuru Launches World's Largest 140 MW Ol Karia Geothermal Plant - The Star

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:28am

Uhuru Launches World's Largest 140 MW Ol Karia Geothermal Plant
The Star
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday commissioned the 140 MW Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Plant in Naivasha. Uhuru said the plant, key to Jubilee's infrastructure strategy, is expected to reduce the cost of electricity in Kenya. Energy CS Davis Chirchir ...

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