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Power firms to build three Kenyan geothermal plants for $300 mln - Reuters Africa

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:27am

Power firms to build three Kenyan geothermal plants for $300 mln
Reuters Africa
Silas Simiyu, managing director of the state-run Geothermal Development Company (GDC), said Quantam Power East Africa, Orpower Twenty Two and Sosian Energy would each develop a power plant with an output of 35 MW in Kenya's Rift Valley.

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PAC lawmakers believe geothermal energy is solution to high energy costs - Inside Costa Rica

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:59am

PAC lawmakers believe geothermal energy is solution to high energy costs
Inside Costa Rica
Under the PAC plan, only the state-owned Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) would be allowed to exploit geothermal energy, which produces energy from heat stored inside the Earth. Such generation typically takes place in or near volcanic national ...

Dar can harvest over 5000MW from geothermal - Daily News

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:59am

Daily News

Dar can harvest over 5000MW from geothermal
Daily News
TANZANIA accounts for nearly 10 per cent of the total geothermal potential found across the African continent, though the country is yet to start harvesting the ground heat energy. The Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal, stated here that Tanzania ...

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Tanzania: Dar Can Harvest Over 5000MW From Geothermal - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 11:04pm

Tanzania: Dar Can Harvest Over 5000MW From Geothermal
AllAfrica.com
The whole of the East African Rift Valley is also said to be home to 20,000 megawatts of geothermal energy. Opening the 5th African Rift Geothermal Conference taking place at the Arusha International Conference Center (AICC) here, Dr Bilal said the ...

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Dar can harvest over 5000MW from geothermal - Daily News

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:25pm

Daily News

Dar can harvest over 5000MW from geothermal
Daily News
TANZANIA accounts for nearly 10 per cent of the total geothermal potential found across the African continent, though the country is yet to start harvesting the ground heat energy. The Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal, stated here that Tanzania ...

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Geothermal Energy: How NY Buildings Are Saving Money With It Right Now - Habitat magazine

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:10pm

Geothermal Energy: How NY Buildings Are Saving Money With It Right Now
Habitat magazine
Oct. 30, 2014 — Well, well, well ... which is exactly what we're talking about. Geothermal wells, that is, which Habitat has written about since 2008. Why? Because depending on its viability for your particular co-op or condo's location, a geothermal ...

Geothermal Power Generation Market for Dry Steam, Flash Steam, Binary Cycle ... - Greentech Media

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:11pm

Geothermal Power Generation Market for Dry Steam, Flash Steam, Binary Cycle ...
Greentech Media
LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/—Geothermal energy is used for two primary purposes: direct use and power generation. This report deals exclusively with the use of geothermal energy for power generation purposes. Geothermal energy is renewable ...

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The Australian geothermal industry update - EcoGeneration

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:32pm

EcoGeneration

The Australian geothermal industry update
EcoGeneration
Commissioning of the 1 megawatt electrical pilot plant, powered by geothermal energy from hot granite rocks 4.4 kilometres underground, confirmed Habanero as the most advanced such project in the world. The successful demonstration ran for over three ...

Geothermal Power Generation Market for Dry Steam, Flash Steam, Binary Cycle ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:08pm

Geothermal Power Generation Market for Dry Steam, Flash Steam, Binary Cycle ...
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geothermal energy is used for two primary purposes: direct use and power generation. This report deals exclusively with the use of geothermal energy for power generation purposes. Geothermal energy is renewable ...

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Geothermal energy sector receives boost in China - Hydrogen Fuel News

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 5:08am

Hydrogen Fuel News

Geothermal energy sector receives boost in China
Hydrogen Fuel News
After spending around 1 billion Yuan (just over $163 million US), over the past few years to develop over 10 pilot geothermal energy projects on mainland China, the country's second largest producer of oil and gas, China Petrochemical Crop, is looking ...

Tanzania Mulls Investing in Geothermal Power - AllAfrica.com

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 5:06am

Tanzania Mulls Investing in Geothermal Power
AllAfrica.com
Arusha — TANZANIA is looking into investing heavily in renewable energy, especially geothermal power on that the rock originated heat energy happens to be both cost-effective and greener for the environment. Speaking in Arusha, Assistant Commissioner ...

Nevada fuels geothermal research - The Nevada Sagebrush (blog)

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:07pm

The Nevada Sagebrush (blog)

Nevada fuels geothermal research
The Nevada Sagebrush (blog)
University of Nevada, Reno graduate students presented new research plans to help Nevada harness the potential of its geological research to become a leader in the production of geothermal energy. According to Moniz, geothermal is a steady, renewable ...

McAllen looking to tap into geothermal water wells - Monitor

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 9:05pm

Monitor

McAllen looking to tap into geothermal water wells
Monitor
Dario Guerra exams warm water coming from a well drilled 1500 feet into the ground as he talks about his plan for geothermal energy to provide local power to McAllen on his ranch October 21, 2014 in San Manuel. photo by joel ...

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International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available! - Environmental Expert (press release)

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:11pm

International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available!
Environmental Expert (press release)
Davis, California, USA - The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world's premier geothermal associations, has made available the presentations from the international events at the GRC Annual Meeting held last month in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Tanzania mulls investing in geothermal power - Daily News

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 2:49pm

East African Business Week

Tanzania mulls investing in geothermal power
Daily News
Speaking in Arusha, Assistant Commissioner for Renewable Energy in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Mr Edward Ishengoma, revealed during the official opening of a two-day geothermal training that renewable energy was currently the last resort in ...
Arusha takes part in World Wildlife Fund challengeEast African Business Week

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International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available - AltEnergyMag (press release)

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 2:11pm

International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available
AltEnergyMag (press release)
Davis, California, USA - The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world's premier geothermal associations, has made available the presentations from the international events at the GRC Annual Meeting held last month in Portland, Oregon, USA.

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International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available - PR Web (press release)

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 2:11pm

International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available
PR Web (press release)
Davis, California, USA: The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world's premier geothermal associations, has made available the presentations from the International events at the GRC Annual Meeting held last month in Portland, Oregon, USA.

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Difference engine - The Economist

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 4:06am

The Economist

Difference engine
The Economist
GEOTHERMAL energy, long a poor relation among the more glamorous renewable technologies of wind and solar power, is poised to smarten its dowdy image. Piping-hot underground water and steam, percolating up through fissures in rocks fractured by ...

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Difference engine - The Economist

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:39pm

The Economist

Difference engine
The Economist
GEOTHERMAL energy, long the poor relation among the more glamorous renewable technologies, is poised to smarten its dowdy image. Piping-hot underground water and steam, percolating up through fissures in rocks fractured by seismic activity, have ...

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

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:27am

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 ...

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