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  • NGWA offers one-day geothermal heat pump well construction course

    Water well contractors interested in entering the geothermal heat pump well construction market can take a one-day course on June 20 in Muncie, Indiana, offered by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).Geothermal well construction generally uses the same equipment and requires many of the same skills used by water well contractors. However, some additional training is needed as well as new ...

  • Modeling geothermal wells using SVHeat and SVFlux

    Numerical modeling of geothermal processes has received increased attention in recent years. The process of installing geothermal heating systems in residential homes and cottages is one application of numerical models. These systems typically involve drilling between one and three wells on a particular property. Heat exchangers then act as a pump and remove heat from the ground in order to heat ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • MarketReportsOnline: Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook

    MarketReportsOnline announces it will carry Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


  • ReportsnReports - Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook

    Global Geothermal Power and Heat Pump Market Outlook  Geothermal energy is a renewable source of energy derived from the earth’s crust. The heat available underneath is called as geothermal heat, which is utilized to generate power by drilling wells and employing ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 2015 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced

    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 the 2015 GRC Scholarship Awards. To qualify for one of these awards a student must be a GRC member (student ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • 2016 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced

    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 the 2016 GRC Scholarship Awards. To qualify for one of these awards a student must be a GRC member (student memberships are only $5 per year) as well as be a student in an ...


    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

  • 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

  • 2014 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced

    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 the 2014 GRC Scholarship Awards. At the GRC Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, GRC President Louis Capuano announced that due to the success of the inaugural award the total ...

  • 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

  • Architects and engineers course on geothermal heat pump systems slated for April 11 in Chicago

    A one-day course for architects and engineers, “Performance, Design, and Specification of Geothermal Heat Pump Systems for Schools and Commercial Buildings," will be offered April 11 in Chicago by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). The American Institute of Architects (AIA) registered course offers participants 6 LU/HSW/SD in continuing education. The course examines: ...

  • Texas Geothermal Company Awarded up to $2.85 Million by DOE

    The Department of Energy has selected GeoTek Energy, LLC (http://www.geotekenergy.com), a geothermal power technology company, to receive $450,000 for the initial design of its Gravity Head Energy System (GHES) with the ...


    By PRWeb

  • The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2014 Amateur Photo Contest

    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 38th GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo being held at the ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2016 Amateur Photo Contest

    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 40th GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo being held in ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • DOE US$78m fund to promote enhanced geothermal systems

    At the National Geothermal Conference in Reno, Nev., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Steve Chalk announced the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) awards under a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for research, development and demonstration of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) for next-generation geothermal energy technologies.  Subject to annual appropriations, the ...


    By US Department of Energy

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