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Geothermal Energy in Iowa Has Potential - Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:40am

Geothermal Energy in Iowa Has Potential
Tama News-Herald - Toledo Chronicle
More Americans are coming to their senses and becoming skeptics about global warming. A 2014 poll by Gallup shows that only 34 percent of Americans are greatly worried about "global warming" or "climate change," down from 41 percent in 2007, the ...

St Lucia goes after geothermal energy - Nation News

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:00am

St Lucia goes after geothermal energy
Nation News
Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology, Dr James Fletcher said that if successful, the country's geothermal resource has the potential to produce about 50 per cent of the country's energy demand. “It all depends on what ...
St Lucia Says Geothermal Exploration Will Begin in 2015Caribbean Journal

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New drilling technology may boost geothermal energy potential - Hydrogen Fuel News

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 6:11am

New drilling technology may boost geothermal energy potential
Hydrogen Fuel News
A recently announced partnership formed between AltaRock Energy and ON Energy could be very promising news for the geothermal industry, because the partnership may help further the commercialization of enhanced geothermal energy, making this ...

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US Geothermal Power Companies Impacting Emerging Economies - CleanTechnica

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:45am

CleanTechnica

US Geothermal Power Companies Impacting Emerging Economies
CleanTechnica
The Geothermal Energy Association has released a series of figures and forecasts to finish off 2014, and in so doing highlighted the impact US geothermal power companies are having in emerging economies. In a press release put out through BusinessWire, ...

Geothermal energy in Iowa has potential - Watchdog.org

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:38pm

Watchdog.org

Geothermal energy in Iowa has potential
Watchdog.org
A 2014 poll by Gallup shows that only 34 percent of Americans are greatly worried about “global warming” or “climate change,” down from 41 percent in 2007, the height of the Al Gore Inconvenient Truth scam. We have good reasons. For example, the Earth ...

Can new drill tech unleash the potential of geothermal energy? - Gigaom

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:42am

Gigaom

Can new drill tech unleash the potential of geothermal energy?
Gigaom
The next generation of geothermal energy technology — called enhanced or engineered geothermal, or EGS for short — has long been just out of reach in a commercial sense. Why? Because it's just been too expensive mostly due to the high cost of ...
Geothermal Energy in 2014: Emerging Economies Power UpReading Eagle
AltaRock Energy and ON Energy Form Geothermal Partnership to Advance ...RenewablesBiz

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Legend: geothermal energy in the Balkans - Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:14am

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

Legend: geothermal energy in the Balkans
Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso
Geothermal energy, cheap and environment-friendly, remains among the least known and widespread resources. Nevertheless, low enthalpy geothermal heating represents today one of the most promising and efficient solutions to produce heat to be used in ...

North East at the forefront of multi-million pound geothermal energy plans - The Journal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:45pm

The Journal

North East at the forefront of multi-million pound geothermal energy plans
The Journal
From the car park of the Toys R Us store in Southampton a deep geothermal borehole delivers heat through a network of pipes to thousands of homes and businesses in the city. In Paris, a network of 40-or-so boreholes, at intervals of one kilometre ...

AltaRock Energy and ON Energy Form Geothermal Partnership to Advance ... - RenewablesBiz

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:42pm

AltaRock Energy and ON Energy Form Geothermal Partnership to Advance ...
RenewablesBiz
AltaRock Energy and ON Energy announced today a partnership to further the commercialization of enhanced geothermal energy as a new source of electric power. The companies have entered into a partnership that will provide advanced tools for ...

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Geothermal Energy in 2014: Emerging Economies Power Up - Reading Eagle

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:10pm

Geothermal Energy in 2014: Emerging Economies Power Up
Reading Eagle
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 16, 2014--Geothermal power in 2014 witnessed continued growth, more countries developing projects, and an increase in on-line capacity of between 4% and 5% for the third year in a row. With 700 MW (megawatts) ...

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Geothermal Energy in 2014: Emerging Economies Power Up - Digital Journal

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:01pm

Geothermal Energy in 2014: Emerging Economies Power Up
Digital Journal
WASHINGTON--(Business Wire)--Geothermal power in 2014 witnessed continued growth, more countries developing projects, and an increase in on-line capacity of between 4% and 5% for the third year in a row. With 700 MW (megawatts) of new additions, ...
MRP to quit Chilean, German geothermal investments, sticks with US plantThe National Business Review (subscription)
MRP sells geothermal interests in Chile, GermanyRadio New Zealand
MRP to exit geothermal scene in two countriesNZResources.com (subscription)

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Sumitomo Secures contract for Indonesian geothermal plant - Renewable Energy Magazine

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:14am

Sumitomo Secures contract for Indonesian geothermal plant
Renewable Energy Magazine
Sumitomo Corp. won a contract to construct two geothermal generation units at a station in Indonesia for PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy. Sumitomo Secures contract for Indonesian geothermal plant. The Tokyo-based company and PT Rekayasa Industrial ...

Direct-use geothermal exploration coming - The Rocky Mountain Goat

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 4:40pm

The Rocky Mountain Goat

Direct-use geothermal exploration coming
The Rocky Mountain Goat
“Of course, geothermal energy is a resource – which hasn't been developed in BC yet,” says Salas. “We thought we'd start a project to look at the economic viability of geothermal energy throughout the province, not just for electrical generation, but ...

City acts on potential geothermal heat for city buildings - Sewardcity News

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 1:49pm

Sewardcity News

City acts on potential geothermal heat for city buildings
Sewardcity News
The library museum building committee had also considered using renewable energy, such as geothermal for the new library, but had not explored those options in depth, fearing it would delay the building's construction. Since the former library adjacent ...

Indonesia continues drive to exploit geothermal energy - The Construction Index

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:49am

Indonesia continues drive to exploit geothermal energy
The Construction Index
The engineering, procurement and construction contract involves two 20MW units at the Lahendong geothermal area for PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy, a geothermal energy subsidiary of Indonesia's oil, gas, renewable and new energy company PT ...
Sumitomo Wins Contract for Indonesian Geothermal Power ProjectBusinessweek

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New geothermal energy projects sought in Kenya - Hydrogen Fuel News

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:09am

Hydrogen Fuel News

New geothermal energy projects sought in Kenya
Hydrogen Fuel News
According to Reuters, KenGen (Kenya Electricity Generating Company), the largest power producer in the country, intends to construct two geothermal energy facilities that will have a total combined capacity of 210 megawatts (MW) and the company is ...

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KfW Launches Geothermal Facility for Latin America at COP 20 - IISD Reporting Services

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:12am

KfW Launches Geothermal Facility for Latin America at COP 20
IISD Reporting Services
At the launch, Jens Wirth, KfW, presented the benefits of geothermal energy as a proven clean technology which provides stable base-load power at affordable prices. Stephan Opitz, KfW, said concerted effort from all partners to launch the initiative ...

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Indonesia's Quest for Energy Security: 25 Geothermal Projects Tendered - Indonesia Investments (press release) (registration)

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 7:03am

Indonesia Investments (press release) (registration)

Indonesia's Quest for Energy Security: 25 Geothermal Projects Tendered
Indonesia Investments (press release) (registration)
These 25 projects will require a total of USD $4.6 billion worth of investments and help to achieve the government's target to raise the portion of geothermal energy in the country's energy mix to 7.1 percent by 2025. These 25 projects are in addition ...

Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy ... - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:22am

Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy ...
PR Web (press release)
The GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo is the industry's largest annual gathering of leading geothermal energy scientists, producers, renewable energy industry stakeholders, regulators, utilities, and key associated business leaders.

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