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Results From Icelandic Deep Drilling Project Highlighted In This Months Issue Of Geothermics
2014-01-24 09:12:23

Iqbal Pittalwala - University of California - Riverside In 2009, a borehole drilled at Krafla, northeast Iceland, as part of the Icelandic Deep Drilling Project (IDDP), unexpectedly penetrated into magma (molten rock) at only 2100 meters depth, with a temperature of 900-1000 C. The borehole, IDDP-1, was the first in a series of wells being drilled by the IDDP in Iceland in the search for high-temperature geothermal resources. The January 2014 issue of the international journal...

2013-12-03 23:32:36

38th Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting will be held Sept. 28-Oct. 1 in Portland, Oregon, USA. Theme is “Geothermal: A Global Solution.” Davis, Calif. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has issued a call for papers for the world’s largest annual geothermal conference taking place September 28-October 1, 2014, in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center. Themed “Geothermal: A Global Solution” the 38th Annual Meeting will reflect the...

2013-10-01 23:32:52

The Scholarship Awards are presented at the 2013 GRC Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non-profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associated technologies around the world, is pleased to announce the recipients of two (2) $USD 2,500 GRC Scholarship Awards. The award of the first GRC Scholarships to two international students reflects the diverse world-wide membership of the...

2013-08-01 23:30:23

GeoTek is developing the Gravity Head Energy System to eliminate pumps and motors typically needed in binary geothermal energy production, as well as a sub-surface Gravity Head pump for use in geothermal wells and moderate to high temperature oil wells. The U.S. DOE has just agreed to provide further financial support of this energy efficient technology. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 GEOTEK ENERGY, LLC, a geothermal power and downhole pump technology leader, is pleased to announce...

2013-06-03 23:17:22

Las Vegas: September 29 through October 2 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 With installed geothermal capacity on track to surpass 12,000 MW globally by the end of the year in 25 countries, and over 60 countries reported to have projects in development, the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo is expected to be an exciting international gathering of geothermal companies, academics, financiers, policy leaders, students, and other individuals. The international...

2013-04-10 08:23:50

DOE, Ormat and GeothermEx Collaboration Produces Electricity Using In-field EGS RENO, Nev., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), the U.S. Department of Energy and GeothermEx successfully produced 1.7 additional megawatts from an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) project inside an existing wellfield in the U.S. This is the first EGS project to be connected to the electricity grid. Using innovative subsurface technologies, research and development teams...

2012-12-06 05:03:31

Geothermal Resources Council announces the best geothermal presentations showcased at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting Davis, CA. (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, the world´s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical...

2012-12-04 14:56:46

Developers of renewable energy and shale gas must overcome fundamental geological and environmental challenges if these promising energy sources are to reach their full potential, according to a trio of leading geoscientists. Their findings will be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:15 p.m. PT at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco, in Room 102 of Moscone Center West. "There is a critical need for scientists to address basic questions that have...