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Hot news about the only energy source that earthlings truly own. All energy comes from the sun except geothermal.
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Lost opportunity for geothermal power in Canadas Northwest Territories | Think GeoEnergy - Geothermal Energy News

Lost opportunity for geothermal power in Canadas Northwest Territories | Think GeoEnergy - Geothermal Energy News | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
The recent cancellation of the geothermal project at Ft. Liard in Canada's Northwest Territories is a loss to Canada's geothermal energy sector, but mostly for the local community.
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Tempointeraktif.com - 16 Geothermal Spots in Indonesia Untapped

South Sulawesi's department of energy and mineral resources says that 16
geothermal spots in the province have not been used as power sources.
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Rwanda: Geothermal Drilling Starts Next Month

Rwanda: Geothermal Drilling Starts Next Month | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience

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Tanzania's Geothermal Roadmap to Tap Renewable Energy Resources With AfDB Support - Power Engineering

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Arizona Geology: Taking our geothermal data message to Canada

Arizona Geology: Taking our geothermal data message to Canada | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
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For Renewable Energy, Hands-on Learning Can't Be Beat

For Renewable Energy, Hands-on Learning Can't Be Beat | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
I’m a reader. I love sitting down with a great book or an in-depth report full of charts and graphs and really digging in.
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Only 2 days left to submit an abstract. Don't miss out!  We need your expert insight.

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Drilling has started for geothermal project in Montserrat | Think ...

Drilling has started for geothermal project in Montserrat | Think ... | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
The government of Montserrat in the Caribbean reports that Iceland Drilling has started the drilling of two production wells for a geothermal project.
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DOI's Geothermal Program Needs Updating, Watchdog Says - Law360 (subscription)

DOI's Geothermal Program Needs Updating, Watchdog Says - Law360 (subscription) | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
DOI's Geothermal Program Needs Updating, Watchdog Says
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Law360, New York (March 19, 2013, 1:40 PM ET) -- The U.S.
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Breathing Life Into US Geothermal: First EGS Project Feeding Power to Grid

Breathing Life Into US Geothermal: First EGS Project Feeding Power to Grid | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
A major challenge for the geothermal industry is reducing the risk of its exploration and drilling phase – there is a 40-60 percent chance that each $5-7 million well is ultimately deemed unproductive.
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Breaking News: Martians Offer Earthlings Low-Cost Clean Energy

Breaking News: Martians Offer Earthlings Low-Cost Clean Energy | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
RenewableEnergyWorld.com has learned of secret meetings that have been held between UN energy ministers and Martian ministers of energy regarding the terawatts of easily exploitable geothermal energy that Mars possesses.
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Why geothermal energy production is tepid—at least until fracking comes along

Why geothermal energy production is tepid—at least until fracking comes along | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
Geothermal energy has long been a great green hope for weaning the world from fossil fuels and promoting energy independence.
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Native™ Geothermal - Learn Why Geothermal Systems Work So Well

Native™ Geothermal - Learn Why Geothermal Systems Work So Well | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
Geothermal is the most cost-effective renewable energy technology available. Find answers to frequently asked questions about geothermal and how it works.
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Probably the best explanation of residential geothermal heating and cooling systems that I have ever seen.  You must overlook the commercial aspects of it, of course!

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Geothermal Industry in Uganda Reaching Out to Developed Markets

Geothermal Industry in Uganda Reaching Out to Developed Markets | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
U.S. geothermal companies are beginning to see East Africa as an area for industry activity that is fruitful in almost every sense: enormous geothermal resource potential, areas in need of significant energy infrastructure development, and...
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Stalled Geothermal Projects in Indonesia to Get New Funding Injection

Stalled Geothermal Projects in Indonesia to Get New Funding Injection | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
A high-ranking Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry official has revealed that the Indonesian government plans to inject fresh capital into stalled geothermal projects.

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soft loans to be directed to developers up to $30 million per project

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100 years of commercial geothermal power generation celebrated ...

100 years of commercial geothermal power generation celebrated ... | Global Geothermal News and Initiatives | Scoop.it
This year marks the 100th anniversary of commercial geothermal power generation that started with the initial 250 kW geothermal power plant of Lardarello I in Tuscany, Italy.
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