Geothermal Energy

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:07:12 UTC

AFDB $12.7m partial risk guarantee for Menengai IPP project

The 105 MW Menengai geothermal project will exploit a portion of Kenya’s geothermal potential to provide power to about 500,000 households and 300,000 businesses.… read more
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:02:44 UTC

Studies on Talasea geothermal resource in Papua New Guinea nearing completion

Talasea LLG President Victor Narere said the Mineral Resource Authority from Papua New Guinea had made it known that the final testing would be at the end of this year or early next year depending on the results.… read more
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:55:53 UTC

What is Geothermal District Heating – An introduction

The Geothermal District Heating Website (GeoDH) provides a short buy very interesting video providing and introduction to the fundamentals of district heating. … read more
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:35:26 UTC

Calpine signs new PPA for 50 MW of geothermal power

The utility company, Sonoma Clean Power has just announced PPA for 50 MW from Calpine’s Geysers geothermal facilities for 10 years in Sonoma County.… read more
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:27:20 UTC

Report: Role of public finance for geothermal projects

This report is part of a project carried out by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) for the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) which will focus on the effective use of public finance to scale up geothermal deployment in developing c… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:41:00 UTC

Swinerton Renewable Energy partners with Locus Energy

Top-ranked US commercial solar contractor chooses Locus Energy as its exclusive solar monitoring provider. … read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:30:00 UTC

US Department of Energy allocates $53 mllion to drive solar power Innovation

Funding supports 40 innovative research and development projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy. … read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:10:15 UTC

Savo Island project advanced for PPA for initial 10 MW

Mentioned in the slides for the Australian Microcap Investment Conference, Geodynamics states that discussions are well advanced for an PPA to cover an initial 10 MW development at Savo Island, Solomon Islands.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:40:57 UTC

Sinopec sees big room for growth of geothermal in China

China is trying to cut down on emissions to increase air quality and also keep up with the increase in electricity demand. Sinopec is betting significant resources on the expansion of geothermal in mainland China.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:33:58 UTC

Aboitiz Power receives permit for Davao exploration

The Davao City Council is keen on setting up more power plants in the city after it approved on second reading on Tuesday a resolution endorsing the request of Aboitiz Power Corp. to conduct exploratory activities for geothermal resources.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:27:33 UTC

5th African Rift Geothermal (ARGeo) Conference, Arusha, Oct. 29-31, 2014

The conference will bring together policy, technical and development experts to network and interface with both local and international geothermal companies to explore leverage financing and effectively manage geothermal power plants.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:23:08 UTC

PSALM to award Mt. Apo IPP contract this month

The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) in the Philippines is currently completing the post-qualification evaluation of the bids for the contract for Mt. Apo.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:31 UTC

Geothermal electricity overtaking hydro power in Kenya

According to data from the Energy Regulatory Commission in Kenya, the rise of geothermal is due to the commissioning of 70 MW of Olkaria IV and another plant back in late July of 140 MW.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:00 UTC

Global Geothermal Development Plan Roundtable, Copenhagen Oct. 23-24, 2014

The objective of the GGDP Roundtable 2 is to provide a platform for donors, multilateral financing institutions, government officials, and practitioners to exchange experiences and lessons on geothermal resource risk mitigation schemes.… read more
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:16:35 UTC

Aysén region in Chile initiates work on studying geothermal potential

The SEREMI for Mining in Aysén, Chile, in conjunction with the Andean Geothermal Center of Excellence (CEGA) will make an estimate of the geothermal resources in the Patagonian region of the country.… read more
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