Geothermal Power Markets Showing Strong Growth, International News

In this post:
*Geothermal Power Market Showing Strong Growth, New Report Finds
*Obama Readies Clean Energy ‘End-Game’
*Kuwait, Saudi Investors Evince Interest in Geothermal Projects in Gorontalo
*Kenya: Thermal Energy Production Drops
*New Japanese Geothermal Power Generator Set for Trial Run
*KenGen Starts Geothermal Study to Produce More Untapped Power
*Leaders Urge Cuomo to Support Geothermal Energy
*Alberta Looks at Converting Disused Oil Wells for Geothermal Energy Production
*Researchers Starting Trials on Geothermal Pilot Project in Oita Prefecture, Japan
*Stoke-on-Trent Hires Swedish Experts for Planned Geothermal District Heating Scheme
*Indonesian Government to Develop Geothermal Energy in Flores Island
*Kenya Seeking Further Investment for Geothermal Energy Sector
*Industry Asking for Emerging Geothermal Technologies FIT in Philippines


Satellite map reveals international geothermal potential.  Areas in purple are where geothermalpotential is hottest Рplaces to focus international and national geothermal development efforts on.
Image Credit: ESA/IRENA

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Geothermal on Mars, and Around the World

In this post:
*Why Geothermal Energy Will Be Key To Mars Colonization
*Sacramento Geothermal Events Gathering Steam!
*U.S. Renewables Now Outpace Nuclear Power in Energy Production and Electrical Capacity
*Paris Agreement Ratified by 70 Countries, Showing International Support for Clean Energy
*Examining the Technological Overlap Between Oil, Gas and Geothermal
*Alberta Government Eyes Geothermal Fix to Abandoned Well Crisis
*Reasons to Switch to a Geothermal Power
*Exergy Reports Start of 12 MW Saraykoy 2 Geothermal Plant in Turkey
*First 110 MW Unit of Sarulla Geothermal Project Reaching Completion
*Globally-applicable Geothermal Reporting Standard is Now Effective
*New High-Temperature Downhole Hammer Designed for Geothermal Drilling
*Kenya: Geothermal Development’s Turn to Profit Tilts Energy Mix
*Mayor to Hold Another Forum on 60 MW Geothermal Project
*Roundtable to Explore Potential of Geothermal Energy at Cornell
*Kenya: Why More Steam Power Will Not Drive Down Fuel Charges
*Geothermal Heating to Save Cobble Hill Hall Big Money
*City Utility Buys Two Operating Geothermal Power Plants in Munich
*Construction of New Zealand Geothermal Power Plant to Begin
*Geothermal to Cover 50% of Energy Supply on St. Vincent & the Grenadines
*Sawmill Fire Burning in The Geysers 90% Contained
*Governor Brown Signs Geothermal Bill in California
*Turboden to Install Large 16 MW Single Turbine at Croatian Project
*Oil and Gas Wells Prove Useful for Geothermal Energy Generation
*AboitizPower to Supply Energy Needs of 2 Cebu Companies
*Supreme Energy Moving Forward on Three Projects in Indonesia


Is this the final destination of geothermal energy – Mars?
Image Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

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Good Things Come in Threes: GEOEXPO+ Fast Approaching

In this post:
*Good Things Come in Threes
*IRENA/GGA Working Session at GEA’s Marketing Forum
*FREE Agency Match Making Session
*CA Roundtable Event
*GEA’s Salton Sea Request for Information Comments
*GEA Wants to Say a Special Thanks to its 2016 Members
*Obama’s Climate Legacy on Trial
*Indonesia Struggles to Tap Volcanoes for Geothermal Power
*Geothermal Drilling Project Preparations to Begin Soon in St. Kitts and Nevis
*Indonesia Offers $420m Geothermal Projects in Sumatra and Maluku
*Soil Survey Shows Strong Lithium Results at the Nevada Energy Metals Black Rock Desert Project
*KenGen Bets on Modular Power Plant Technology
*New Zealand Invests in Geothermal Energy Exploration in Dominica
*New Zealand Committed to Development of Indonesia’s Renewable Energy Sector
*BLM Moves Forward with Phase I of Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
*The Geothermal Community Meets in Strasbourg for the European Geothermal Congress 2016 to Celebrate European Excellency Calls for Clear Structural Signals and Tailored Tools for Further Expansion
*Capitol Drafts Position Paper on Proposed EDC Geothermal Study
*Kenyan Geothermal Gets $60 Million From African Development Bank
*USTDA Supporting Akiira Geothermal Project in Kenya
*KenGen Wins Prestigious Engineering Awards for Geothermal Work in Kenya
*Maibarara Wins 2016 Asia Geothermal Project Award
*Indonesia to Auction 20 MW Gunung Hamiding Geothermal Project
*California Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 300 Homes

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Conservative Clean Energy Summit, UN GGA Event, and More

In this post:
*GEA Participates in Annual Conservative Clean Energy Summit
*Countdown: Nearly 30 Days Left to Register Online for the GEA GEOEXPO+
*UN GGA Event to Highlight Geothermal Power
*2016 Tax Extenders Coalition Sends Joint Letter to Congress
*Senate Finance Mark-up Underscores Need for Action on Energy Taxes Incentives
*Sandoval Shakes Up PUC by Appointing 2 New Commissioners
*Cornell Wants to Heat Its Campus With Geothermal Energy
*Munich Aims High on Renewable District Heating
*Drilling Completed at Te Ahi O Maui
*Cornell Wants to Drill 2 to 4 miles Underground for Enhanced Geothermal Heating
*Geothermal Energy Plant Will Produce 25 Megawatts of Energy
*OPIC Board of Directors Approves Over $1 Billion in Support for Investments in Developing Countries
*Chevron Said to Narrow Bids for $3 Billion Asian Geothermal Sale
*Indonesia Rejects Plans for Development in Rainforest
*Increasing International Interest in Geothermal Development in Indonesia
*Tanzanian Volcanoes May Hoard Helium Ready for the Taking


GEA Executive Director Karl Gawell Presenting at the Annual Conservative Clean Energy Summit

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Few Weeks Left Until GEA GEOEXPO+ & GRC Annual Meeting

In this post:
*Less than 6 weeks left to register online for the GEA GEOEXPO+ & GRC Annual Meeting
*Congress is Back in Town, Critical Decisions on Tap for Geothermal!
*Thank you to GEA Members New and Renewed!
*Geothermal Heating Part of Ambitious Plans of Polish Government
*Chevron Geothermal Seeks Additional Permits for Mount Salak Project
*How The Synthetic Diamond Industry Is Revolutionizing The Geothermal Energy Market
*Jerry Brown Presses Case for Expanding California’s Power Grid
*PLN Plan to Buy PGE Stake Could Harm Geothermal Development: Analyst
*Fallon Named Finalist for Enhanced Geothermal Systems Site
*Leading the Way to Abundant Geothermal Energy
*The Bold and Controversial Plan to Drill Into a Supervolcano
*Geothermal Bill on its Way to Governor’s Desk
*Could the ‘Most Powerful Geothermal Reservoirs in the World’ Save the Colorado River?
*Berkeley Lab Continues to FORGE its Way with $29 Million Investment in Enhanced Geothermal Systems Efforts
*Letter: Koch’s Geothermal System Isn’t the Standard
Mount Salak
Image Credit: Flickr

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Geothermal in Uganda, Antigua, USA, Philippines

This post brings you geothermal headlines from Uganda, Antigua, the USA, and the Philippines.

Interview: Listen to MCWL Officials Explain What the Third Well Drilling Means for Montserrat

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Big News on Salton Sea, GEOEXPO+ Approaches

In this post:

*GEA GEOEXPO+ & GRC Annual Meeting
*GEA Board Calls for Nominations
*Desert Sun: Obama at Lake Tahoe: Big Announcements on Salton Sea, Geothermal Energy
*Request for Information on the Availability of New Geothermal Electricity in the Salton
*Energy Department Announces $29 Million Investment in Enhanced Geothermal Systems Efforts
*Corbetti Geothermal PLC EOI Notice
*Power Africa Launches New Partnership With the Government of Japan
*ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Exceeds 3,000 Hours in Japan
*Aceh Governor Eyes Geothermal Project in Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem
*U.S. EIA: Geothermal Very Competitive on Levelized Cost of Electricity Basis
*Geothermal Agency Opens Search for New Chiefs After Shake-up
*Geothermal Picks Up Steam With Alberta Proposal to Retrofit Abandoned Oil Wells
*Tiffany Lai Conquers a Geothermal Challenge
*Polaris Infrastructure Announces Connection of Well SJ 9-4
*European Mexican Research Project Exploring Ultra-deep Geothermal Resources
*PLN to Buy Half of Pertamina’s Geothermal Unit
*Geothermal Energy: an Expensive but Attractive Option for Latin America
*Oregon Agency Offers $2M in Renewable Project Incentives
*Exergy Expects to Add an Additional 200 MW Geothermal Capacity in Turkey

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