deep geothermal News

  • Deep geothermal symposium: Gregory Barker speech

    INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT Thank you for the opportunity to address the Symposium today. I spoke last year at an event alongside the 1st Symposium to mark the UK’s membership of the IEA’s (International Energy Association) Geothermal Implementing Agreement. An agreement that has the mission to foster learning between countries and support the development of geothermal energy ...

  • New Training Course in Deep Geothermal Systems in Switzerland

    A training course in deep geothermal systems is being organised by the Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics of the University of Neuchatel (Switzerland). The course includes 4 modules of 5 days each between September 2017 and March 2018 in Neuchatel. The participants include scientists and engineers from the fields of earth sciences and energy. The main objective of this course is to ...

  • Government to remove barriers to onshore oil and gas and deep geothermal exploration

    Now more than ever, the UK needs secure domestic energy supplies. Since 2003, as North Sea Oil has declined, we have become a net importer of oil and gas and are now increasingly dependent on international energy resources. It is essential that we make the most of home-sourced energy and start exploring the natural energy supplies beneath our feet. Our vision for Britain is ...

  • Government proposals to simplify deep underground access for shale gas and geothermal industries

    The Government is launching a consultation on proposals to simplify the existing procedure for shale gas and oil and deep geothermal underground drilling access. The new proposals would simplify procedures which are costly time-consuming and disproportionate for new methods of underground drilling. Oil, gas and deep geothermal companies will be able to explore their potential, and will in return ...

  • Deep Geothermal ETIP invites expressions of interest in new Steering Committee membership 2017-2020

    The deep geothermal ETIP was launched in March 2016. Since then, a provisional Steering Committee of the deep geothermal ETIP manages the technology platform and its working groups. The Geothermal ETIP is an open stakeholder group, including representatives from industry, academia, research centres, and sectoral associations, covering the entire deep geothermal energy exploration, production and ...

  • Presentation slides from the Aberdeen branch event on Deep geothermal energy for the UK now available to download

    The presentation slides from the recent Aberdeen branch event is now available to download. Deep geothermal energy for the UK: experiences in Northern England and prospects in ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Best Geothermal Presentations of 2012 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting inReno, the world’s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical content, the quality of the visual aids and the ...

  • Success with Enhanced Geothermal Systems Changing the Future of Geothermal Power in the U.S.

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), the U.S. Department of Energy and GeothermEx successfully produced 1.7 additional megawatts from an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) project inside an existing wellfield in the U.S. This is the first EGS project to be connected to the electricity grid. Using innovative subsurface ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Geothermal project powers Western Australian University

    From an Article from The Australian written by Giles Parkinson, Perth-based company, Green Rock Energy will tap the hot hot water aquifers that deep beneath Perth to provide geothermal-powered air-conditioning to the University of Western Australia, it will be the first project of its kind. After securing the geothermal exploration project for the metropolitan area, Perth-based Green Rock has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Geothermic power station opens in Landau, Germany

    The first geothermic power station in Germany, which can be operated on an industrial scale all the year round, was officially opened on 22 November, in the presence of a number of politicians. 'This power station will encourage geothermic power generation in Germany. It's a decisive way of promoting our strategy for the development of renewable energy sources,' said Astrid Klug, secretary of ...


  • The power within – geothermal energy comes of age

    Next week hundreds of energy experts from around the world will gather in Vancouver to discuss one of the least understood, but potentially the most powerful forms of clean energy. They will be attending the Third Annual Conference and Trade Show of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA). Geothermal means earth-heat. Its origins stem from the very formation of our planet, in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • National Geothermal Data System Deployed to Serve Industry

    The National Geothermal Data System deploys free, open-source online scientific information, a mammoth resource of geoscience data. In the data visualization shown here, Schlumberger utilized bottom hole temperatures from the National Geothermal Data Systems (NDGS) on-line platform to supplement subscription data temperatures used to create basin-wide 3D temperature models in Petrel Exploration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing Geothermal Power in Australia

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v7sf3w/analyzing) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Geothermal Power in Australia" report to their offering. Australia continues to make modest use of its geothermal ...


  • US and Australian advanced geothermal projects face setbacks

    Efforts to develop and commercialize a new type of geothermal energy, called Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS), are facing technical setbacks in both the United States and Australia. EGS involves injecting water at high pressure into deep, hot rock formations to fracture the rock, creating either a new geothermal reservoir of hot water embedded in hot rock or expanding an existing geothermal ...

  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

  • Pöyry helps Eastern Africa in the search of geothermal resources

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pöyry helps Eastern Africa in the search of geothermal resources PÖYRY PLC          Press release 16 May 2012 Pöyry's Energy ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Canada is awash with clean geothermal energy resources

    Canada has enormous geothermal energy resources that could supply the country with a renewable and clean source of power even though currently Canada has no geothermal electrical production. This is one of the key findings of an encyclopaedic 300-plus page report released by the Geological Survey of Canada and a team of leading scientists in the field of geothermal energy earlier this year. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2015 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding technical presentations from the global geothermal community for 2015. The selections were made in each of the GRC Technical Sessions held in late September at the 39th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

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