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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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Geothermal Resources Council announces President-Elect

    The http://www.geothermal.org/ has announced the election of Paul Brophy as President Elect. He will become the 25th President of the global geothermal energy association. Paul was a Senior Associate with the engineering consultant firm of Dames & Moore from 1990 until 1995 and then spent nearly 10 years as ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • New centre makes geothermal cities a hot prospect

    The Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCOE) is a joint venture between CSIRO and The University of Western Australia, in conjunction with Curtin University of Technology, and supported by the WA State Government. The Centre brings together researchers, industry, investors and government agencies to investigate how geothermal energy can be used to provide modern cities with air ...

  • Geothermal Resources Council Announces New Board of Directors

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the general membership to 2-year terms. To provide continuity, half of the Board is elected every year. All GRC members are eligible for election to the Board of Directors. The global GRC membership took part in the ballot in the late fall, and the result was that four new members of the Board were ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • 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

  • Workshops and Field Trips Announced for Geothermal Event of the Year

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the world’s largest annual geothermal conference at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.   In addition to the main event of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo taking place September 28-October 1, 2014, there will be two workshops and three field trips before the ...

  • Technological advancements paving the way for geothermal growth

    As the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) prepares to release its annual development report at the State of the Geothermal Energy Industry Briefing on February 26 in Washington, preliminary industry data reveals that year-end geothermal growth in 2012 was up 5% from the previous year. This uptick in development, which produced ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ormat to Acquire Geothermal Power Plant in the Island of Guadeloupe

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) announced today it has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to acquire, gradually, 85% of Geothermie Bouillante SA (GB) at a total company enterprise value of up to around €52 million (approximately $56 million USD, based on current foreign currency exchange rates). GB owns and operates a 14.75 MW geothermal power plant and owns two ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Deadline for GRC Geothermal Photo Contest is Next Week

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce this year’s Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world. The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the climax to the 39th GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo being held at the ...

  • Geothermal Resources Council Announces New President-Elect

    Davis, California, USA: The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the election of Maria Richards as President-Elect. She will become the 26th President of the global geothermal energy organization in January 2017 after the term of current President Paul Brophy ends. Maria Richards is the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Geothermal Laboratory Coordinator in the Roy M. ...

  • 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

  • Sierra Geothermal Postpones Annual General Meeting

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/10 -- Sierra Geothermal Power Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SRA) ("Sierra") announces that it has postponed its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") originally scheduled for June 24, 2010. Sierra has obtained an extension from the BC registrar of Companies to hold its AGM by no later than November 14, 2010. ABOUT SIERRA GEOTHERMAL ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sierra Geothermal and Ram Power Enter Into a Definitive Agreement

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/08/10 -- Sierra Geothermal Power Corp. (TSX VENTURE: SRA) ("Sierra") and Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power") are pleased to announce that, in accordance with the letter of intent previously announced on June 1, 2010, they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement whereby Ram Power will acquire all the issued and outstanding ...


    By Marketwire

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2013 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2013. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in late September/early October at the 37th GRC Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the technical content, ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Geothermal Industry Ends 2012 on a High Note

    The past 12 months saw continued economic challenges for many American industries, including those in the renewable energy field, but the country’s geothermal community witnessed a year of growth, both domestically and abroad. The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) today expressed optimism for 2013, while looking back on a difficult, yet ultimately successful 2012. U.S. Geothermal ...

  • Natural energy to help power exploration of the universe

    The Sustainable Energy for SKA facility will be funded through the Sustainability Round of the Government’s Education Investment Fund (EIF). The funding will support renewable energy infrastructure projects for the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory and the Pawsey High-Performance Computing Centre for SKA Science in Perth. CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark said the new project will ...

  • GEA National Geothermal Summit to Address Challenges in Advancing Geothermal Industry in California and Beyond

    As California is in the midst of policy decisions that will determine its energy future, the GEA National Geothermal Summit will ...

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