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How Idaho Could Become A Leader In Geothermal Energy - Boise State Public Radio

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:50am

Boise State Public Radio

How Idaho Could Become A Leader In Geothermal Energy
Boise State Public Radio
Idaho is one step closer to being a leader in geothermal energy. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced five states that will have the chance to compete for the opportunity to build a geothermal research lab, including Oregon and Nevada. In this ...
Geothermal energy research grants awarded in five statesHydrogen Fuel News

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As California Heads Toward 50% Renewables, National Geothermal Summit to ... - Business Wire (press release)

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:41am

As California Heads Toward 50% Renewables, National Geothermal Summit to ...
Business Wire (press release)
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) stacked the agenda for the upcoming National Geothermal Summit with the who's who in the California energy market. Attendees of the event scheduled June 3-4, 2015 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. will ...

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Asked, Answered: Arizona lacking in geothermal energy - azcentral.com

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:44pm

azcentral.com

Asked, Answered: Arizona lacking in geothermal energy
azcentral.com
Some places boast enough geothermal energy to support large power plants. Ground-source, or "geothermal," heat pumps transfer heat from a house to the ground. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. We've been on a roll with some great ...

Newberry Volcano candidate for geothermal lab - Bend Bulletin

Thu, 04/30/2015 - 12:03am

Newberry Volcano candidate for geothermal lab
Bend Bulletin
Traditional geothermal energy comes from naturally occurring steam. At Newberry there is underground heat but not steam, so the plan is to create a geothermal source by cycling water down an injection well and bringing steam and hot water up a ...

INL to lead geothermal energy project - LocalNews8.com

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 6:08pm

LocalNews8.com

INL to lead geothermal energy project
LocalNews8.com
Imagine being able to power the TV you're watching from the very ground you're sitting or standing on. Several local researchers are hoping to do just that. Comments. The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please ...

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Nevada Site Chosen For Geothermal Energy Research - KNPR

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 7:23am

KNPR

Nevada Site Chosen For Geothermal Energy Research
KNPR
Governor Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday, April 28, that a site near Fallon will be the site of geothermal energy research. The Department of Energy allotted $2 million in federal funds to launch the groundbreaking project – known as FORGE, the ...

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Cutting-edge shrink Doctor's office's heating system uses geothermal energy - The Hudson Reporter

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 6:53am

The Hudson Reporter

Cutting-edge shrink Doctor's office's heating system uses geothermal energy
The Hudson Reporter
EFFICIENT AND ATTRACTIVE – The Omiros Building at 354 Ave. C is not only green-friendly, using geothermal energy, but is also an attractive addition to the neighborhood. slideshow. You're a well-respected physician in your adopted city, moving your ...

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Cutting-edge shrink Doctor's office's heating system uses geothermal energy - Hudson Reporter

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 6:53am

Hudson Reporter

Cutting-edge shrink Doctor's office's heating system uses geothermal energy
Hudson Reporter
EFFICIENT AND ATTRACTIVE – The Omiros Building at 354 Ave. C is not only green-friendly, using geothermal energy, but is also an attractive addition to the neighborhood. slideshow. You're a well-respected physician in your adopted city, moving your ...

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Djibouti Seeks to Tap Volcanic Energy to Reduce Power Costs - Bloomberg

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:42pm

Bloomberg

Djibouti Seeks to Tap Volcanic Energy to Reduce Power Costs
Bloomberg
“There is a confluence of factors that will help us develop geothermal energy this time,” Mahamoud said in an interview at his office in Djibouti City, the capital. “We have political stability, technology has been modernized to deal with the high ...

DOE awards funding for enhanced geothermal energy projects - PennEnergy

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:28pm

KHQ Right Now

DOE awards funding for enhanced geothermal energy projects
PennEnergy
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced five projects selected for a total of $2 million for the first part of the multiphase Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) effort. This field laboratory, dedicated to cutting-edge ...
Idaho scientists awarded geothermal energy research grantsKHQ Right Now
Nevada in running for geothermal labReno Gazette Journal
Nevada a finalist for geothermal labLas Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada Appeal
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Green Energy Firm Accused of Ripping Off Treasury to Get More Taxpayer Money - Washington Free Beacon

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:42am

Washington Free Beacon

Green Energy Firm Accused of Ripping Off Treasury to Get More Taxpayer Money
Washington Free Beacon
A green energy company accused by two former employees of filing fraudulent applications for federal grant money will receive additional subsidies to research geothermal energy, the Department of Energy announced on Tuesday. The company, Ormat ...

Improving geothermal energy - Phys.Org

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:51am

Phys.Org

Improving geothermal energy
Phys.Org
University of Utah research professor, Joseph Moore, is leading a team from the U's Energy & Geoscience Institute selected by the US Department of Energy to study new techniques and technology for developing geothermal energy. The team, one …more.
Idaho scientists awarded geothermal energy research grantsKHQ Right Now
Nevada in running for geothermal labReno Gazette Journal
Nevada a finalist for geothermal labLas Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada Appeal
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Irena presents new tool to show global geothermal energy potentials - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 9:24pm

Irena presents new tool to show global geothermal energy potentials
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
The new and freely available gravity anomaly maps, the product of collaboration between the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) and the European Space Agency (ESA), offer a new technique to gauge geothermal potentials around the world.

Idaho scientists awarded geothermal energy research grants - KHQ Right Now

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:41pm

KHQ Right Now

Idaho scientists awarded geothermal energy research grants
KHQ Right Now
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Energy Department has awarded grants to scientists in five western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million ...
Nevada a finalist for geothermal labLas Vegas Review-Journal

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Nevada a finalist for geothermal lab - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:47pm

Boise State Public Radio

Nevada a finalist for geothermal lab
Las Vegas Review-Journal
WASHINGTON – Nevada on Monday was declared a finalist to compete for a federal laboratory to develop the next generation of geothermal energy technology. A site within the U.S. Naval Air Station in Fallon was one of five the Department of Energy is ...
Energy Dept. Awards Geothermal Research Grants In Idaho, 4 Other StatesBoise State Public Radio
DOE selects Fallon as site for national geothermal test siteNevada Appeal

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Energy Dept. Awards Geothermal Research Grants In Idaho, 4 Other States - Boise State Public Radio

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:53pm

Boise State Public Radio

Energy Dept. Awards Geothermal Research Grants In Idaho, 4 Other States
Boise State Public Radio
The Energy Department has awarded grants to scientists in five western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million homes. Lynn Orr ...

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The role geothermal could play in the world's energy mix - Energy Digital

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:31am

Energy Digital

[INFOGRAPHIC] The role geothermal could play in the world's energy mix
Energy Digital
In the case of geothermal energy, however, the topic is typically relegated to the backburner, which is strange given the impressive implications of the technology. It all starts in the Earth's crust. The Earth's crust is made up of hot rock— where ...

Fracking waste water used to produce geothermal energy - Hydrogen Fuel News

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:02am

Hydrogen Fuel News

Fracking waste water used to produce geothermal energy
Hydrogen Fuel News
Some oil fracking companies who are interested in boosting their revenue and improving their green image, have found a way to make use of the massive amount of toxic waste water that is generated during the hydraulic fracturing process, by using it to ...

Geothermal mansion brings Caribbean's warmth to WNY - Buffalo News

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:17pm

Geothermal mansion brings Caribbean's warmth to WNY
Buffalo News
This means it supplies all of its own energy without fossil fuel. Sensors the size of half dollars are embedded in Daniel's walls and regulate the temperature at 69 to 71 degrees. Geothermal energy also heats Daniel's water. And, it cools the house in ...

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Doctor's geothermal house brings the Caribbean home - Buffalo News

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 3:46pm

Buffalo News

Doctor's geothermal house brings the Caribbean home
Buffalo News
This means it supplies all of its own energy without fossil fuel. Sensors the size of half dollars are embedded in Daniel's walls and regulate the temperature at 69 to 71 degrees. Geothermal energy also makes Daniel's water hot. And, it cools the house ...

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