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Ambitious geothermal district heating project launched in Finland

Ambitious geothermal district heating project launched in Finland | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
In a recent press release, Fortum and St1 in Finland will start to work on an ambitious geothermal heating district project.
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Canadian news picking up on geothermal option in BC

Canadian news picking up on geothermal option in BC | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The recent debate to develop hydro over geothermal energy in site C in BC, Canada is gathering momentum in the country’s news.
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Pagosa Springs project plans drilling of six test wells

Pagosa Springs project plans drilling of six test wells | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
In a recent press release, DOSECC Exploration Services, LLC (DES) is drilling six test holes in Pagosa Springs, Colo., to help with development of future geothermal resources in the area.
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Winners of best presentations at GRC Annual Meeting 2014 announced

Winners of best presentations at GRC Annual Meeting 2014 announced | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The following is a press release done by de GRC regarding the winners of the most relevant technical presentations from the global geothermal community at the GRC Annual Meeting 2014.
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Une étude incite la Suisse à continuer à investir dans la géothermie - RTS.ch

Une étude incite la Suisse à continuer à investir dans la géothermie - RTS.ch | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Une étude présentée jeudi à Berne souligne le potentiel de la géothermie en Suisse. Le pays doit développer ses compétences techniques et réfléchir à la production d'électricité par ce biais.
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Le projet de géothermie de Lavey a enfin bouclé son financement - 24heures.ch

Le projet de géothermie de Lavey a enfin bouclé son financement - 24heures.ch | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
La société Holdigaz, à Vevey, amène les 5 millions de francs manquants et ses compétences en forage. Le chantier, le premier du genre en Suisse, pourrait débuter en 2015 après une multitude de renvois.
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Geothermal represents $1 billion in electricity revenues

Geothermal represents $1 billion in electricity revenues | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The U.S. Census Bureau for the first time published economic census statistics for wind, geothermal, biomass and solar electric power generation.
What is rather interesting is looking at the other renewables.
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Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS)

Brought to you by - http://www.AllThingsScience.com/ Enhanced Geothermal Systems.
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Work has started on steam gathering system for Menengai project, Kenya

Work has started on steam gathering system for Menengai project, Kenya | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
According to local news, the steam gathering system for the Nakuru – Menengai project in Kenya is moving forward and Contractor, H.S Young is on site to build the network of pipes that will collect geothermal steam from different wells and channel...
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Ormat to seek mutual solution on water security for its Casa Diablo IV project

Ormat to seek mutual solution on water security for its Casa Diablo IV project | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Following news from earlier this year, where Ormat faced the harsh accusations from the Mammoth Community Water District fearing the possibility of contaminating the water supplies or the local air if the geothermal project of Casa Diablo IV would...
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Chevron abandons Lampung geothermal project in Indonesia

Chevron abandons Lampung geothermal project in Indonesia | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Disappointing news come from the hand of Chevron Geothermal in Indonesia, after announcing that it will abandon the Lampung geothermal project.
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New Geothermal District Heating system in Tuscany, Italy

New Geothermal District Heating system in Tuscany, Italy | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Local italian sources report that a new geothermal district heating system has started operating in the Tuscan village of Montieri, province of Grosetto, courtesy of the European GeoCom project which aimed at completing three demonstration sites to...
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GDC drills 30 MW well at Menengai, Kenya

GDC drills 30 MW well at Menengai, Kenya | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The geothermal development in Kenya is gaining traction, according to the latest local news, nine months after KenGen drilled Africa’s largest steam well in Olkaria, the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has bored a well to match it in capacity.
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Icelandic lessons from geothermal for Alaska

Icelandic lessons from geothermal for Alaska | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Following yesterday’s news on Alaska (See link) the same news channel, KTVA Alaska has gone to Iceland to identify the advantages and different uses for geothermal that the country enjoys.
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Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Turbines an option for geothermal?

Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Turbines an option for geothermal? | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles for turbines have surfaced quite a number of times (See link) as a very promising option to boost geothermal efficiency, yet very little has been implemented in real life scenarios.
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Géothermie: lancement des travaux à Rosny et Noisy-le-Sec - Energie2007

Géothermie: lancement des travaux à Rosny et Noisy-le-Sec - Energie2007 | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Géothermie: lancement des travaux à Rosny et Noisy-le-Sec, Energie 2007.fr.
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Development potential & opportunity at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska

Development potential & opportunity at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The following is a very interesting post done by Sharon Cosgrove on the US DOE website regarding the geothermal development potential & opportunity at Pilgrim Hot Springs, Alaska.
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Geothermal leasing stalled in the U.S.

Geothermal leasing stalled in the U.S. | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Not promising news come from the US, since a recent post details that geothermal leasing is currently at a standstill.
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Olkaria I unit 5 connected to the grid and being tested

Olkaria I unit 5 connected to the grid and being tested | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Local news from Kenya highlight that the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has connected the Olkaria I unit 5 to the national grid, paving the way for the completion of the 280 Megawatt geothermal power project.
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Strasbourg : présentation d'un projet de géothermie - Francetv info

Strasbourg : présentation d'un projet de géothermie - Francetv info | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
L'an prochain, trois grands forages à vocation géothermique doivent être réalisés autour de Strasbourg. Mais après l'affaire des maisons fissurées de Lochwiller, cette implantation inquiète.
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Kenya opens Geothermal Research and Training Institute

Kenya opens Geothermal Research and Training Institute | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Recently posted in Renewable Energy World, Maina Waruru provides a very interesting piece showcasing that Africa is stepping up its game in the workforce development area, by “open its first ever-geothermal energy research centre at the Dedan...
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Enel Green Energy building combined biomass-geothermal plant in Tuscany

Enel Green Energy building combined biomass-geothermal plant in Tuscany | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
According to Utility Products, Enel Green Power has started construction at the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant in the town of Castelnuovo Val di Cecina, in Tuscany.
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Reprise des études sur le potentiel géothermique de La Réunion - L'énergie d'avancer

Reprise des études sur le potentiel géothermique de La Réunion - L'énergie d'avancer | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Des études vont reprendre sur l’île de La Réunion pour tenter de mieux identifier les secteurs au potentiel de géothermie moyenne et haute température, ainsi que les besoins avérés et les contraintes ...
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Relance des études sur la géothermie à La Réunion - Témoignages.re

Relance des études sur la géothermie à La Réunion - Témoignages.re | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
Dans un communiqué, le BRGM confirme l’intérêt de prospections pour identifier des gisements pour la géothermie à La Réunion. Cette relance des études (...)
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Forbes on the potential impact of the Newberry EGS project

Forbes on the potential impact of the Newberry EGS project | Geothermal Energy | Scoop.it
The prestigious magazine Forbes has just published a very extensive article covering Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in the US and more specifically, the Newberry EGS project.
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