Having identified 12 areas of interest, Nicaragua aims for more geothermal investment – ThinkGeoEnergy

Masaya Volcano, Nicaragua (source: flickr/ lil'latvian, creative commons) With an estimated potential of 2,000 MW, Nicaragua is well positioned to be a key country when it comes to geothermal development in Latin America and is pushing for further investment into the sector. With large private and public … [Read more...]

Sarulla Geothermal Plant’s First Unit Now Operational – EP Magazine

Sarulla Geothermal Plant's First Unit Now Operational One of the world's largest geothermal power plants has begun commercial operation in Indonesia, Toshiba Corporation and Ormat Technologies Inc. announced. Mar 29, 2017 One of the world's largest geothermal plants has begun commercial operation. The Sarulla geothermal power … [Read more...]

Caribbean News Now! – Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

At the meeting, from left Joseph Williams; Dr Devon Gardner; Dr Vince Henderson; Ian ‘Patches’ Liburd; Jacques ChourakiBASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- A feasibility study done by Teranov, a French engineering and services company for new and renewable energy based in Guadeloupe, has confirmed that there is potential … [Read more...]

Cornell moving forward with geothermal energy plan – ithaca.com

Cornell University Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group presented its findings Tuesday night regarding the school's stated goal of becoming a carbon neutral campus within 20 years and the use of an "unproven" but intriguing new method of heat production that could greatly reduce the school's carbon footprint by nearly … [Read more...]

EIB to finance 70-MW expansion of Kenyan geothermal plant – Renewables Now (subscription)

March 28 (Renewables Now) - The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the financing of an expansion project at the existing 45-MW Olkaria I geothermal plant in Kenya. The pact concerns the provision of funds, totalling EUR 113 million (USD 123m), for the addition of a 70-MW turbine at the … [Read more...]

The World Bank to co-host this year’s IGC Turkey Geothermal Congress, 22-24 May 2017 – ThinkGeoEnergy

Opening of EBRD Geothermal Forum & IGC Turkey Congress 2016 in Izmir, Turkey (source: ThinkGeoEnergy) Held for the second time, the IGC Turkey conference will be held this year 22-24 May 2017 in Izmir, Turkey. Co-hosted by The World Bank and ESMAP, the event will feature a World Bank Geothermal Workshop and special … [Read more...]

California and its possible role in expanding US geothermal energy production – ThinkGeoEnergy

Hudson Ranch I plant, California, U.S. (source: EnergySource) Geothermal production in California accounts for more than 20% of total geothermal energy production worldwide and could play an important role in an expansion of geothermal energy production in the U.S., so a recent article by the U.S. DOE. In an article … [Read more...]

First Unit of Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant Begins Commercial Operation – Commercial Property Executive

First Unit of Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant Begins Commercial OperationCommercial Property ExecutiveTokyo—Toshiba Corp. and Ormat Technologies Inc. announced that the first unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant commenced commercial operation. The facility, one of the world's largest power plants, is situated in … [Read more...]

JICA and Bolivia sign $552 million loan for Laguna Colorada geothermal project – ThinkGeoEnergy

JICA and Bolivia sign $552 million loan for Laguna Colorada geothermal projectThinkGeoEnergyJapan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the government of Bolivia have signed a $552 million loan agreement for the construction of the Laguna Colorada Geothermal Power Project in Bolivia. … [Read more...]

Construction for 80 MW Muara Laboh geothermal plant starts in … – ThinkGeoEnergy

ThinkGeoEnergyConstruction for 80 MW Muara Laboh geothermal plant starts in ...ThinkGeoEnergyConstruction for the 80 MW Muara Laboh geothermal power project has officially started in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will be built by Sumitomo, with.and more » … [Read more...]