Geothermal Energy

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:57:04 UTC

Iceland Drilling wins drilling contract for HS Orka in Iceland

Iceland Drilling wins drilling contract for three wells with an option for additional two wells for Icelandic energy company HS Orka for the activities on the Reykjanes Peninsula.… read more
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:46:29 UTC

St. Lucia in talks with Ormat on Soufriere development

The government of St. Lucia in the Caribbean plans start of surface exploration in early 2015 and is in advanced talks with U.S.-based Ormat Technologies for the development of a geothermal power plant.… read more
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:01:21 UTC

AfDB funds $130 million for Kenya electrification program

The African Development Bank (AfDB) provides a loan of $130 million to help on electrification efforts bringing electricity to rural areas in Kenya, creating more pressure on successful delivery of geothermal power projects in Kenya.… read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:56:07 UTC

Papua New Guinea calling for EOI for renewable development

State-owned PNG Power Ltd (PPL) of Papua New Guinea is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) from interested firms for the development and operation of renewable energy plants, including geothermal opportunities.… read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:47:20 UTC

Details on planned heating development in Strasbourg, France

The geothermal project in Strasbourg, France we reported on earlier is actually a German-French joint venture between Fonroche Góethermie, Herrenknecht Vertical and H. Anger & Söhne and is called Foragelec.… read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:28:51 UTC

Drilling commences for Gyor geothermal project in Hungary

Hungarian PannErgy Group commences drilling activities for Györ geothermal heating project in Hungary. … read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:19:39 UTC

Hammer drilling technology could help on bringing down drilling costs

In the recently announced partnership between AltaRock Energy and ON Energy, a new drilling technology called hammer drilling will be utilised and hopefully commercialise EGS technology.… read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:00:00 UTC

National Renewable Energy Laboratory welcomes new fellows

Richard DeBlasio, Sarah Kurtz and Suhuai Wei join esteemed colleagues at the nation’s leading renewable energy research lab. … read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:00 UTC

GE to supply new turbines for ambitious wind project in Poland

Deal calls for GE to supply Lewandpol Company with 27 GE 2.5-103 MW wind turbines for the Galicja Wind Farm. … read more
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:51:06 UTC

How have regulations/ incentive schemes driven geothermal development?

Policies, regulations and incentives play an important role in helping to foster geothermal development. How crucial they really have been in the past 14 years was content of a recent presentation I gave and talk about in this article.… read more
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:30:00 UTC

Gamesa, Iberdrola launch WindCORE® + WindOne®

Next-generation systems enable remote management of all makes of turbines.… read more
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:45:00 UTC

ITM Power announces sale of second major Power-to-Gas plant, to German utility

UK-based ITM Power has won a competitive tender in Germany, for the sale of a rapid-response PEM Power-to-Gas (P2G) electrolyser system from RWE Deutschland AG.… read more
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:00 UTC

NREL demonstrates vastly improved efficiency for concentrator solar cell

New design for ultra-efficient III-V multijunction cell pushes the limits of solar conversion.… read more
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:37:58 UTC

Fonroche secures geothermal license near Strasbourg, France

Company Fonroche has secured a geothermal exploration license in the greater community of Strasbourg in Alsace, France and plans to start work on the project in January 2015.… read more
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:23:35 UTC

Interview with Anthony Hinde, Marketing Director at Exergy

In a recent interview, Anthony Hinde, Marketing and Sales Director at Exergy, talks about his views on the turbine market for binary solutions of his company Exergy and specifically on the opportunities in Turkey.… read more
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