combined cycle geothermal News

  • One of the World`s Largest Geothermal Power Plants Commences Commercial Operation

    Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that the first unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant, one of the world's largest power plants, located in Indonesia's North Sumatra, has commenced commercial operation. The approximately 110 MW power plant, which combines flash and binary technologies to provide a high efficiency power plant and 100% ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • Ormat successfully completed the Ngatamariki Geothermal Plant

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it has successfully completed the 100 MW installed capacity Ngatamariki geothermal power plant in New Zealand under the $142 million Supply and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts signed with Mighty River Power (MRP) in June 2011. Mighty River Power’s modular Ngatamariki geothermal power plant is the largest ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2014 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding technical presentations from the global geothermal community for 2014. The selections were made in each of the GRC Technical Sessions held in late September/early October at the 38th GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Department of energy announces $20 million to boost development of innovative geothermal technologies

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $20 million to research, develop and demonstrate cutting-edge geothermal technologies that could reduce U.S. demand for fossil fuels, significantly cut carbon pollution, and create new jobs in geothermal manufacturing and operations.  Geothermal energy uses the earth's heat to generate consistent, low-cost renewable energy resources with a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReportsnReports - Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook

    Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook  Geothermal energy is a renewable source of energy derived from the earth’s crust. The heat available underneath is called as geothermal heat, which is utilized to generate power by drilling wells and employing ...


  • From fire to flowers - Kenya`s renewable energy cycle

    The landscape around Navaisha town, about an hour's drive from Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is doctored with snaking smooth white pipes and steel drums rather like a modern day snakes-and-ladders set built into the steep valley escarpments, just below pockets of billowing steam floating into the air. Glance down towards the expanding Olkaria Geothermal Power Station, probably the world's only energy ...

  • Hybrid Power Plant Combines 3 Clean Energy Sources in One

    October 24, 2016 -- Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater plant, outside the desert town of Fallon, Nevada, came online in 2009 as a conventional geothermal plant and later added solar panels. After adding concentrating solar power in 2015, it became the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Department of Energy awards up to $38 million to advance technology and reduce cost of geothermal energy

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $38 million over three years for projects to accelerate the development of promising geothermal energy technologies and help diversify America’s sources of clean, renewable energy. Thirty-two innovative projects in 14 states will develop and test new ways to locate geothermal resources and improve resource characterization, drilling, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Frost & Sullivan: Regulatory Changes Vital to Attract Private Investments to Mexican Geothermal Power Generation

    The 30-year-old Mexican geothermal power generation market is powered by investments from the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), a public utility. However, its growth beyond 2015 depends on the level of involvement of independent power producers (IPPs). For greater private investments, either the government should amend regulations to protect investors in the exploration phase or financial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Department of Energy Awards more than $11 million to advance innovative geothermal energy technologies

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that eight projects in five states - California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Texas, and Utah - have been selected to receive up to $11.3 million to support the research and development of pioneering geothermal technologies.  The projects selected today will foster innovation in the technologies and methods used to generate geothermal energy, which ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Pratt & Whitney`s Waste Heat-to-Power Organic Rankine Cycle Solutions Now Eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, announced today that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). Under the program, qualifying California ...


  • Ormat and Toshiba Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

    Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) announced today that the two companies have signed a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) to develop strategic opportunities for collaboration in the areas of geothermal power generation systems and related equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties will explore and develop strategic opportunities that will ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Ormat and Toshiba Sign Strategic Collaboration Agreement

    Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) announced today that the two companies have signed a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) to develop strategic opportunities for collaboration in the areas of geothermal power generation systems and related equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties will explore and develop strategic opportunities that will ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Power Industry to Spend $4.8 Billion for Treatment Chemicals in 2013

    Electric utility power generators will spend more than $4.8 billion for water and wastewater treatment chemicals in 2013. This is the latest forecast in Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals: World Market published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) The largest expenditures will be for corrosion and scale ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • ElectraTherm ORC Technology Utilizes Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a market leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the first Power+ Generator 6500 (up to 110kW electrical output) to a garden centre in the United Kingdom. Scheduled for commissioning in early 2016, the site will use biomass to generate clean electricity. The Power+ also acts as a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) unit with excess heat from the condensing side to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4400 to a chicken farm in the United Kingdom, its second application in the country to utilize biomass to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site uses a combination of biomass and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. ElectraTherm utilizes Organic ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Listen to our lectures in different conferences all over the world

    EPRI Conference 2015 Don´t miss EPRI´s 11th international conference on cycle chemistry in fossil and combined cycle plants with heat recovery steam generator. We will be present with two lectures there. The lectures will be held by Dr. Wolfgang Hater ...


    By Kurita

  • African Steam Turbine Market Set to Grow Amidst Rising Electricity Demand, Notes Frost & Sullivan

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Driven by a period of significant economic growth, the demand for electricity within sub-Saharan Africa is rapidly approaching supply capacity and in many countries exceeding it. The resultant demand for new generation capacity is boosting growth in the steam turbine market for the region. 'The sub-Saharan African steam turbine market is expected ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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