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

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*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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Geothermal in Tanzania, Uganda, Costa Rica, Dominica, Mexico, Nicaragua, China, Indonesia, Japan, Iceland

This post brings you geothermal headlines from Tanzania, Uganda, Costa Rica, Dominica, Mexico, Nicaragua, China, Indonesia, Japan, and Iceland.

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Iceland’s Blue Lagoon, produced by geothermal activity.

Image Credit: bluelagoon.com

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Ultimate Geothermal Event in California, Geothermal News

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California to Host Ultimate Geothermal Energy Event in October
Thank you to GEA Members New and Renewed!
DOE Announces SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity for Subsurface Technologies
California State Assembly Approves Bill to Extend California Climate Program Through 2030 – Assembly Members Garcia and Speaker Rendon Lead the Way
World Bank: Procurement notice, Turkey Geothermal Development Project
Enel, Heading Towards a Geothermal World
Energy Department Awards 43 New Business-Laboratory Collaborations under Small Business Vouchers Pilot
Lab Collaborates With Small Businesses in Gas Turbine Manufacturing and Geothermal Projects
Despite Stagnant Growth, U.S. Invests in Technology Development
China to More than Triple Geothermal Power Consumption by 2020
First Ever Geothermal Oil Well Project Starting in Leduc County

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Check out LiveScience’s exploration of what happened to geothermal energy.

Image Credit: Robert Zierenberg, UC Davis

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GEOEXPO+ Marketing Forum Agenda Released, Geothermal Developments

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NEW THIS WEEK!
Indonesian Government Offers Up 30 Geothermal Working Areas Until 2018
Toshiba to Supply Steam Turbine and Generators for One of World’s Largest-Class Geothermal Power Plant Projects
Indonesian Government to Streamline Geothermal Permits
Philippines EDC Plant Expanding Within Geothermal Site
Geothermal Players Seek FIT Accreditation from DOE
EERE Success Story-Geothermal Wells: Advancing the Technology
ThinkGeoEnergy: UN: The Great Role of Geothermal for Indigenous Group in NZ
Renewable Energy World: Too Many Projects Can Lead to Too Many Problems

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The Philippines Bacman geothermal plant.

Image Credit: pna.gov.ph 

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GRC Annual Meeting/GEAEXPO+, Heat-Resistant Drilling Tech, and More

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*GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GEOEXPO+
*Geothermal Exploration for South Africa a Possibility, Funding a Major Challenge
*U.S. Geothermal Targets Billion Dollar Growth in Rapidly Growing Renewable Energy
*Salt Lake City Commits to Landmark Clean Energy and Climate Change Resolution
*Designing a Geothermal Drilling Tool that Can Take the Heat
*St. Kitts and Nevis Making Substantial Advances on the Energy Front
*NTEC Turns its Attention to Clean Energy
*Press Release: Ansaldo Energia Awarded Contracts in Indonesia Worth 80 Million Euros 
Sandia
“Technologist Elton Wright assists as mechanical engineer Jiann Su inspects a downhole hammer used to drill at Sandia National Laboratories’ high operating temperature (HOT) test facility. Sandia and Swedish firm Atlas Copco designed, built and tested the drilling tool that will withstand the heat of geothermal drilling.”

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Geothermal Developments from California to Dubai

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Check out the new flyer for the 4th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition! 
 
 
In this post:

*Comments Notice: UNFC Geothermal Specifications open for Public Comment
*Dubai to Explore Feasibility of Geothermal Energy Usage for Desalination
*Energy Grid Operators Say Expansion Would Save $1.5 Billion
*Geothermal Power at the Geysers Proves Resilient and Key To Renewable Energy Goals
*Officials Weigh Geothermal Energy Leases Near Valles Caldera
*Magnets Used to Extract Valuable Rare Earth Elements from Geothermal Plants

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