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Djibouti, Japan Discuss Geothermal Co-Operation

Djibouti, Japan Discuss Geothermal Co-Operation | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
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Djibouti, Turkey to Co-Operate On Geothermal Energy

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US Firm signs PPA on 150 MW project in Uganda

US Firm signs PPA on 150 MW project in Uganda | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
U.S. infrastructure firm AAE Systems and local partner Katwe Geothermal sign power purchase agreement for 150 MW Katwe project in Western Uganda.
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Making Enhanced Geothermal Energy Real : Greentech Media

Making Enhanced Geothermal Energy Real : Greentech Media | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
The first 1.7 megawatts of tomorrow’s geothermal just went on the grid in Nevada.
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Ormat connects 1.7 MW of enhanced geothermal power

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What Do Iceland and Kenya Have in Common? Lots of Clean and Renewable Geothermal Energy

What Do Iceland and Kenya Have in Common? Lots of Clean and Renewable Geothermal Energy | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
Walking out of Keflavik airport as the arctic breeze hit my face at 50 km per hour, I thought to myself, “I love my job.” A job that makes a tropical citizen like me enjoy the hospitality of the very warm Icelanders and allows me to learn from their...
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Read blog post from Sri Mulyani Indrawati, managing director at the World Bank

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Full steam ahead? Geothermal energy can be Africa’s game-changer

Full steam ahead? Geothermal energy can be Africa’s game-changer | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
African Development Bank is helping to co-ordinate schemes that can provide sustainable, affordable energy and stimulate economic growth, writes Mafalda Duarte
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Read AfDB's Mafalda Duarte's commentary here.

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AfDB plans to fund more geothermal projects in E. Africa

AfDB plans to fund more geothermal projects in E. Africa | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank plans to increase funding to explore more geothermal power in East Africa based on what it considers a success model in Kenya.
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Djibouti making strides with infrastructure

Djibouti making strides with infrastructure | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
Economic activity in East Africa is booming and major infrastructure projects are expanding trade relations between countries in the Middle East and East African nations like Ethiopia and Djibouti.
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US-Republic of Indonesia set up $332m green energy project

US-Republic of Indonesia set up $332m green energy project | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
In a comprehensive partnership the US and Indonesia have launched the “Green Prosperity Project”, a US$332.5 million program to promote economic ...
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Geothermal Power Opportunities In The Rift Valley

The buzz around East African geothermal energy has been increasing in recent years. Although Kenya is the clear leader of the pack, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania,
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Kenya banks on geothermal to cut electricity costs

Kenya banks on geothermal to cut electricity costs | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
Kenya’s electricity supply is set to receive a major boost and likely cut energy costs. This is when piping work on the 280 MW geothermal plants at Olkaria is complete.
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Tanzania: State Eyes Geothermal Energy to Curb Power Shortages

Tanzania: State Eyes Geothermal Energy to Curb Power Shortages | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
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Future prospects for geothermal take a positive step forward, as Deputy Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources discusses plans at geothermal workshop focusing on legal and regulatory framework.

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Kenya’s Election: What Uhuru Kenyatta’s Victory Means for Africa | TIME.com

Kenya’s Election: What Uhuru Kenyatta’s Victory Means for Africa | TIME.com | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
Uhuru Kenyatta, wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes against humanity, won election Saturday as Kenya’s new President.
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450 Geothermal Projects In Development Globally

450 Geothermal Projects In Development Globally | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
According to Pike Research there are about 450 geothermal projects
being developed around the world with a total estimated capacity
of 18 GW.
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Pike Research estimates a total of 18 GW worth of geothermal currently under development, though just 250 MW Enhanced Geothermal Systems

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Geothermal Expansion at Ethiopia Plant a Signal of More to Come

Geothermal Expansion at Ethiopia Plant a Signal of More to Come | African Geothermal | Scoop.it
An expansion project at the Aluto-Langano geothermal power plant is set to begin this month.
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