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  • Colorado Takes Steps to Expand Geothermal Development

    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a geothermal bond bill May 30, providing $1.98 million in state funding and matching the Energy Department’s investment in geothermal energy exploration at Pagosa Springs. The project, which demonstrates Colorado’s strong support for geothermal energy development, leverages a $3.8 million award from the Department for evaluating and exploring ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Ormat Technologies, Inc. to develop a geothermal project in Honduras

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that an Ormat subsidiary entered into an agreement with Geotérmica Platanares to acquire a late stage development geothermal project in Honduras. The project comprises of the rights to a field where exploration work has been conducted in the past and a Power Purchase Agreement for up to 35MW with the national utility of Honduras, ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Geothermal Awards Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), the world’s premier geothermal association, has announced awards honoring the best and brightest of the global geothermal energy community. These prestigious awards have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970's. The GRC will present its prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special Achievement ...

  • Geothermal energy rocks!

    Combating climate change, while simultaneously getting energy to the two billion people without access to it, are among the central challenges of this generation. But a century-old energy technology that taps steam from hot underground rock seems to provide an answer to this challenge. Geothermal energy is a promising alternative to coal and oil-fired power generation. A project, testing ...

  • Geothermal Energy Awards Announced

    The GRC will present the prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special Achievement awards at its Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Luncheon, the climax to the GRC Annual Meeting, at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino on Wednesday, September 23. "The recipients of these awards have a lifetime of achievement in the geothermal ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. and Ormat Nevada Inc. to Develop the Crump Geyser Geothermal Area, Lake County Oregon

    VANCOUVER - Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. (TSX.V: NGP, OTCBB: NGLPF) and Ormat Nevada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ormat Technologies Inc. (–NYSE-ORA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a letter agreement under which they have agreed to jointly develop, construct, own and operate one or more geothermal power plants at the Crump Geyser Project Area located in Lake ...

  • Energy Department Announces National Geothermal Data System to Accelerate Geothermal Energy Development

    In support of the Obama Administration’s Open Data Policy to make data more accessible to the public and entrepreneurs, the Energy Department officially launched the National Geothermal Data System (NGDS), an online open-source platform that facilitates the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Mineral Recovery Creates Revenue Stream for Geothermal Energy Development

    Critical materials like rare-earth elements and lithium play a vital role in many clean-energy technologies, including solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and energy-saving lighting. The Energy Department is pursuing a range of research and development efforts to secure and diversify the supply of critical materials, identify substitute materials, and develop better ways to recycle ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • MHI to Collaborate with Reykjavik Energy of Iceland in Developing Geothermal Energy Opportunities Worldwide

    Tokyo, Apr 15, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Reykjavik Energy (Orkuveita Reykjavikur: OR), a geothermal electricity producer and multi-utility provider in Iceland, have agreed on joining forces in the development of geothermal energy opportunities globally. Guolaugur Sverrisson, Chairman of OR, Hjorleifur B. Kvaran, the Icelandic company's CEO, and Ichiro ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Geothermal Energy Association Recognizes the National Geothermal Data System

    The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) announced today the winners of their 2014 GEA Honors, which recognizes companies, projects, and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the geothermal industry. The winners were selected in categories including Technological Advancement, Economic Development and Environmental Stewardship. Now in its fourth year, GEA also provides ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Geothermal’s Golden Year - After 50 Years, Geothermal Energy Still Growing

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– As Sacramento, Calif., prepares to host the 2010 Geothermal Energy Expo, the geothermal energy industry’s largest annual event, the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) recognizes the 50th anniversary of utility-scale geothermal power in the United States. Half a century ago, just north of San Francisco, construction began on The Geysers, the nation’s first ...

  • Geothermal Power in Germany, Market Outlook

    "Geothermal Power in Germany, Market Outlook to 2025 Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the Geothermal power market in Germany. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global geothermal power market with forecasts ...


  • Registration Now Open for Geothermal Meeting

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) the world's premier geothermal association, has opened online registration for its upcoming Annual Meeting. Members and non-members may now register online at www.geothermal.org to attend the 36th GRC Annual Meeting themed "Geothermal: Reliable, Renewable, Global," Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2012, at the  ...

  • 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.

  • Spaces Available at Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is recommending early registration for the Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop from June 22-26. Some places are available which are sure to be filled by the deadline of June 12. This year’s GRCWorkshop will include a fieldtrip of the major geologic features of Yellowstone Park, the first national park in the world and the site of the greatest ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarships

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non-profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associated technologies around the world, is pleased to announce the availability of two (2) $USD 2,500 GRC Scholarship Awards. Selection of recipients will be based upon a variety of factors, including the individual’s academic record, student ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Geothermal Power Asia Congress 2013 to See More Successful Geothermal Projects

    Indonesia, projected to be the World’s 7th largest economy by McKinsey & Company by 2050, has witnessed a stable 6% GDP Growth over the past years. Bestowed with nearly 40% of the world’s geothermal potential, it is now on a fast track to expand its renewable energy capacity by increasing its geothermal installed capacity to 6,000MW by 2015 and provide 25% of national energy ...


  • 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

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