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2012-03-30 08:00:55

SMU geothermal expert David Blackwell called unconventional geothermal techniques a potential game changer for US energy policy in a Capitol Hill briefing sponsored by the NSF, Discover Magazine, IEEE and ASME SMU Geothermal energy expert David Blackwell gave a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday, March 27, on the growing opportunities for geothermal energy production in the United States, calling "unconventional" geothermal techniques a potential game changer for U.S. energy policy....

Geothermal Developers To Pump Water Into Volcano
2012-01-16 11:04:55

Will it spark an earthquake? Fears have arisen over plans to pour 24 million gallons of water - and $43 MILLION - into an Oregon volcano to see if it can create electricity. Geothermal energy developers are planning to pump 24 million gallons of water into a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to see whether it can create a renewable resource of energy that doesn´t rely on the weather. The water will be pumped into Newberry Volcano -- located 20 miles south of Bend,...

Geothermal Mapping Confirms Vast Coast-to-coast Clean Energy Source
2011-10-26 03:09:35

New research from SMU´s Geothermal Laboratory, funded by a grant from Google.org, documents significant geothermal resources across the United States capable of producing more than three million megawatts of green power — 10 times the installed capacity of coal power plants today. Sophisticated mapping produced from the research, viewable via Google Earth at www.google.org/egs, demonstrates that vast reserves of this green, renewable source of power generated from the...

2011-10-21 10:00:00

Introducing a new video from AltaRock Energy, narrator and Emmy-award nominated actor Ed Begley, Jr. explains the process and advantages of Enhanced Geothermal Systems. EGS is technology poised to create a new energy economy in the United States. The video can be viewed at http://www.AltaRockEnergy.com. La Pine, Oregon (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 âœWhat if we could create ideal geothermal conditions almost anywhere? Thatâs exactly what Enhanced Geothermal...

2011-09-22 12:00:00

GeoTek has recruited geothermal industry leaders to guide Gravity Head development Midland, Texas (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 GeoTek Energy, LLC (http://www.geotekenergy.com), a geothermal technology company focused on implementation of the Gravity Head Energy System, announced today the addition of Louis Capuano and Hezy Ram to its management team. Lou Capuano Jr. will serve as a member of the GeoTek Board of Managers. Lou is the Founder and Chairman of ThermaSource, Inc., a worldwide...

2011-09-07 08:25:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. (NGP) (TSX.V: NGP, OTCBB: NGLPF) announced today that it has completed a comprehensive independent review of all resource information for the Blue Mountain project in order to gain a better understanding of the geothermal fluid flow system and ultimately to increase production from the Faulkner 1 geothermal power plant. The study concludes that: 1. Deep western injection wells 55-15, 57-15, 58-15 and 61-22...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

GeoTek has developed the system to eliminate pumps and motors typically needed in binary geothermal energy production Midland, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 The Department of Energy has selected GeoTek Energy, LLC (http://www.geotekenergy.com), a geothermal power technology company, to receive $450,000 for the initial design of its Gravity Head Energy System (GHES) with the potential for up to $2.4 million in additional funding to validate the design and further develop the GHES. GeoTek has...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

Alta Rock, Geodynamics and the Bureau of Land Management will be meeting fellow EGS leaders at the 2nd Annual Enhanced Geothermal Systems Conference in San Jose to discuss ways of pushing EGS projects forward in the light of the latest funding announcement. (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 This week the US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the availability of up to $70 million in new funding over the next three years for technology advancements in geothermal energy to accelerate...

2011-06-08 02:00:00

RENO, Nev., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that it received the largest product order in the company's history. The Supply contract and the Engineering, Procurement and Construction, (EPC) contract, signed by two of its subsidiaries with Mighty River Power Limited (Mighty River Power) of New Zealand, are for the first stage of the Ngatamariki geothermal project valued at a total of approximately $130 million. The new power plant is to be...

2011-06-02 00:00:30

Companies leading the way for EGS including AltaRock, Geodynamics, GreenFire Energy, GNS Science and Google will be meeting at the 2nd Annual Enhanced Geothermal Systems Conference in San Jose, California, to discuss ways of pushing their projects forward and meeting geothermal contractors to discuss the commercial opportunities available in this rapidly developing industry. London (PRWEB) June 02, 2011 In the build up to the meeting we will be interviewing industry leaders to get their...