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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Media invited to geothermal energy symposium

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Geothermal Laboratory, invite members of the media to attend the two-day “Geothermal in the Oil Field” symposium in Casper, Wyo., Aug. 18-19, 2010. This ...

  • Islandsbanki to Participate in Geothermal Energy Expo

    The Icelandic bank, Islandsbanki, will be highlighting its commitment to the geothermal energy industry in the U.S. during this year's Geothermal Energy Expo and the GRC Annual Meeting, taking place October 23-26, 2011 in San Diego, California. This year's event will mark the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Global Geothermal Energy Awards Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world’s premier geothermal associations, 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 the prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special Achievement ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • 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 ...

  • Strong Position in Geothermal Energy Industry

    Geodynamics Limited (ASX:GDY) ("Geodynamics") is pleased to report that RB Milestone Group, LLC ("RB Milestone"), initiated coverage of Geodynamics with a research report about the Company entitled "Strong Position in Geothermal Energy Industry". This research report may be obtained directly from RB Milestone through joining their Portal Network™ via the following link: ...


    By Geodynamics Limited

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • NREL’s Bharathan honored by Geothermal Energy Association

    Dr. Desikan Bharathan, a principal engineer with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been recognized with a GEA Honors Award by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). The awards program gives special recognition to companies and individuals who have made notable achievements toward the advancement of geothermal energy technology, economic ...

  • U.S. geothermal energy capacity grew 6% in 2009

    Geothermal energy capacity expanded 6% in the United States in 2009, due to six new geothermal plants which came online, adding 176.68 megawatts (MW). Three projects came into service in Nevada, with one apiece in California, Oregon, and Utah. The total online capacity in the U.S. reached 3,152.72 MW as of August 2009, according to the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), an industry trade ...

  • International Geothermal Energy Updates Now Available

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), the world’s premier geothermal association, has made available the presentations from the International Sessions at the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo held last month in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Demonstrating the focus on international involvement at the meeting, the GRC and U.S Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) co-hosted the ...

  • The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal Energy

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for this year’s GRC Awards. The awards recognize distinguished colleagues in the geothermal community from around the world and have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970’s. The winners will honored at the GRC Awards Luncheon, the climax to the GRC Annual ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Geothermal energy set to double across western states

    The amount of new geothermal power now under development in the United States will roughly double U.S. geothermal capacity, according to a survey that will be released Wednesday by the Geothermal Energy Association, GEA. These projects, when developed, will provide up to 3,368 megawatts of new electric power capacity for the grid, more than doubling U.S. geothermal power capacity from 2,936 MW ...

  • ReportsnReports - Global Geothermal Energy Market 2010-2014

    Global Geothermal Energy Market 2010-2014  Markets across the globe are looking at ways to increase their geothermal energy portfolio. Presently, United States is the largest producer of geothermal energy, followed closely by Philippines and Indonesia. The European region is slowly recognizing ...


  • DOE-Geothermal Data Repository

    Geothermal energy hidden in the subsurface can be more effectively targeted through precise heatflow and temperature data. The Energy Department makes all data from DOE-funded projects available free online through the National Geothermal Data ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Awards Geothermal Student Scholarships

    When the University of Rochester’s student team won first place in the 2013 DOE National Geothermal Student Competition, they earned two scholarship awards that were presented to the University of Rochester in 2014. Awardee Aurelie Roche plans to use the award to conduct research in seismic activity related to geothermal energy production, at field sites and in the laboratory. An online ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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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