Geothermal energy: Why hasn’t it caught on yet? – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleGeothermal energy: Why hasn't it caught on yet?Deutsche WelleOne of the most famous tourist sites in Iceland is the Blue Lagoon, a man-made lake close to Reykjavík Airport that is fed and heated by a nearby geothermal power plant. Such power plants are common across Iceland -.but little-known in the rest of … [Read more...]

Turboden to supply ORC-based geothermal CHP for German town – Decentralized Energy

Turboden to supply ORC-based geothermal CHP for German townDecentralized EnergyTurboden is to supply an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) plant for a German geothermal project. The order comes from Geothermie Holzkirchen GmbH, which is developing the project in the town of Holzkirchen in upper Bavaria. The firm is a subsidiary of … [Read more...]

CEO: Geothermal could provide Texas a hurricane-proof power source – San Antonio Business Journal

San Antonio Business JournalCEO: Geothermal could provide Texas a hurricane-proof power sourceSan Antonio Business JournalCEO: Geothermal could provide Texas a hurricane-proof power source. Sep 13, 2017, 6:56am CDT. Industries & Tags: Energy, · Renewable Energy · Sergio Chapa Reporter San Antonio Business … [Read more...]

Enel, ENAP inaugurate 48MW Cerro Pabellon geothermal power … – Energy Business Review

Renewables Now (subscription)Enel, ENAP inaugurate 48MW Cerro Pabellon geothermal power ...Energy Business ReviewEnel and Chilean state-owned energy company Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP) have inaugurated the 48MW Cerro Pabellón geothermal power plant ...Bachelet Inaugurated Geothermal Plant in Northern … [Read more...]

Community College Taps Geothermal to Cut Power Usage – Campus Technology

Campus TechnologyCommunity College Taps Geothermal to Cut Power UsageCampus TechnologyA community college in Michigan has turned to geothermal technology to reduce what it spends on heating and cooling and to shrink its carbon footprint. Monroe County Community College recently made the switch from a conventional heating, … [Read more...]

Key event for the geothermal sector in Bavaria, Germany kicks off … – ThinkGeoEnergy

Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern 2016 (source: Enerchange) The Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern - the largest annual gathering of the geothermal sector in Bavaria has kicked off this morning with record attendance. The 5th edition of the Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern started this morning (September 12, 2017) here in Munich, … [Read more...]

Indonesia to surpass the Philippines as world’s 2nd largest … – ThinkGeoEnergy

Unit 1 of Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant, North Sumatra/ Indonesia (source: Ormat Technologies) Indonesia expects to surpass the Philippines in the rankings of the top geothermal power producers in the world as early as next year and become the largest geothermal country by 2021. With ongoing geothermal development and … [Read more...]

Will California mandate new Salton Sea geothermal plants at 11th hour? – The Desert Sun

CLOSE Kaylee Pineda talks about what she does when she has an asthma attack and how she changes her activities at school. The Salton Sea as seen from a drone’s point of view on May 19, 2017.(Photo: Jay Calderon and Richard Lui/The) As state lawmakers debate far-reaching bills that could reshape the energy … [Read more...]

Tender: Drilling bits and casing for United Downs geothermal project … – ThinkGeoEnergy

United Downs geothermal project, Cornwall/ UK (source: Geothermal Engineering Ltd.) The United Downs geothermal project has issued invitations to tender for the supply of drill bigs and casing for the drilling and completion of two deep wells at the United Downs Deep Geothermal Project in Cornwall, UK. Geothermal … [Read more...]

Dutch “ultra-deep” geothermal drilling project in Almere, Netherlands – ThinkGeoEnergy

Drilling rig on geothermal project in the Netherlands (source: screenshot, OmroepFlevoland) The municipality in Almere in the Netherlands is looking at the development of a ultra-deep geothermal project, drilling down more than 4,000 meters for a district heating project. Already reported last month, the city of Almere … [Read more...]