geothermal power system News

  • 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.

  • Research and Markets: Geothermal Power Market Forecast 2020 - Global Geothermal Growth

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89hrtn/geothermal_power_m) has announced the addition of the "Geothermal Power Market Forecast 2020- Global Geothermal Growth" report to ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Study finds mines can work for geothermal power

    Is there light at the end of the tunnel for mine shafts slated for closure? Two Spanish engineers say there is, noting that they could be the sites for geothermal energy providing power to towns that need it. Writing in the journal Renewable Energy, the researchers describe the tool that enabled them to estimate the amount of heat a tunnel could potentially offer industry and households. The ...

  • 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

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing Geothermal Power in Indonesia

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/svdbxk/analyzing) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Geothermal Power in Indonesia" report to their offering. The geothermal industry in Indonesia is the second largest ...


    By Research and Markets

  • United States to lead the world in geothermal power capacity

    The U.S. Department of Energy recently finalized a loan guarantee of up to $350 million for a geothermal power generation project in Nevada that will produce 113 megawatts of clean base load electricity from three geothermal facilities. Energy Secretary Steven Chu pointed to the project, sponsored by Ormat Nevada, Inc., as a signal that the United States will remain the global leader in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • 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

  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Ram Power, Corp. Completes Arrangement with Sierra Geothermal Power Corp.

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Sierra Geothermal Power Corp. ("Sierra") and Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power") are pleased to announce that they have completed the previously announced plan of arrangement between Sierra and Ram Power under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (the "Arrangement"). As a result of the Arrangement, Ram Power has acquired all of the issued and ...


    By Ram Power Corp.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • DOE announces geothermal research initiative

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces a new collaboration between the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) to demonstrate low temperature geothermal electrical power generation systems using oilfield fluids produced at the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC). ...

  • 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 ...

  • Substantial power generation from domestic geothermal resources, USGS finds

    Geothermal power production could significantly add to the electric power generating capacity in the United States. The US Geological Survey assessment released this week is the first national geothermal resource estimate in more than 30 years. The results of this assessment show that the United States has an estimated 9,057 Megawatts-electric (MWe) of power generation potential from domestic, ...

  • New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation

    A new method for capturing significantly more heat from low-temperature geothermal resources holds promise for generating virtually pollution-free electrical energy. Scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will determine if their innovative approach can safely and economically extract and convert heat from vast untapped geothermal resources. The goal is to ...

  • Global Geothermal Power Generation Market Trends 2012-2016

    Analysts forecast the Global Geothermal Power Generation market to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing consumption of renewable energy. The Global Geothermal Power Generation market has also been witnessing increasing investments in R&D. However, the huge capital investment needed to construct geothermal ...

  • Ormat Signs Agreement for North American Geothermal Power Plant Project

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Nevada Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, was selected to supply a $61.2 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract through a competitive bid process.  Under the expected EPC contract, which is currently under negotiation, Ormat will ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • New York`s JFK First Airport to Install Geothermal Power

    NEW YORK, New York, October 1, 2007 (ENS) - For the first time, geothermal energy will be used power a building at a United States airport. A police facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport will be coverted to geothermal power to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the New York and New Jersey Port Authority Board of Commissioners has decided. The mechanical, heating, ...

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