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

geothermal-map-heat-world

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

Continue reading

Advertisements

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

mars

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

Geothermal in Iran, USA, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Armenia

This post brings you geothermal headlines from Iran, the USA, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Armenia.

Syunik Armenia

Syunik Province, Armenia – the future site of the country’s first geothermal power plant.

Image Credit: Abraham Balabanyan

Continue reading