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2014-03-10 23:26:45

Hotel room reservations can now be made for the geothermal event of the year in Portland, Oregon, September 29 – October 2. Davis, California, USA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Reservations can now be made for rooms at the two hotels dedicated to the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo, being held in Portland, Oregon, September 29 – October 2. There is a choice between the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower located in the bustling downtown or the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland near the...

2014-03-07 12:22:39

Promotion offers homeowners savings of $2,100 on WaterFurnace's 7 Series variable capacity geothermal heat pump FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WaterFurnace International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, announces the launch of SEVENbration, a celebration of the success of the groundbreaking 7 Series variable capacity geothermal heat pump. Through April 30, SEVENbration offers homeowners an instant rebate of $2,100. The offer...

2014-03-01 23:03:51

Indonesia needs to further develop renewable energy projects, particularly geothermal power plants, to address the sustainable development drive and cope with increasing demand on electricity. GGS2014 regards this as a great opportunity for Indonesia's geothermal power industry market. (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The Indonesia country energy minister Jero Wacik mentioned recently that Indonesia has many potential geothermal places to be explored and transferred to energy that would be very...

2014-02-28 16:21:41

Saves homeowners up to 70 percent on heating and cooling costs FORT WAYNE, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of recent propane shortages and record high prices for the fuel - some rural areas reported deliveries as high as $8 per gallon - homeowners who rely on propane to heat their homes are beginning to consider more reliable, less costly alternatives. With increasing frequency, many are turning to geothermal, attracted by its ability to reduce heating and cooling...

2014-02-27 16:30:37

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Geothermal (GEO) heating and cooling system design and application is growing significantly. Over the last few years, it has become the number one job (with over 600 GEO-hvac installations) for Harvey W. Hottel, Inc. The company, headquartered in Gaithersburgh, MD, was founded in 1945, and operates today as one of the largest diversified mechanical engineering and contracting services in the Mid-Atlantic region. "We have seen the growth in...

2014-02-03 12:21:46

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Geothermal Power Generation Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Geothermal Power Generation market to grow at a CAGR of 9.5 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing consumption of renewable energy. The Global Geothermal Power Generation market has also been witnessing increasing investments...

2014-01-30 16:22:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTEC International LLC (OTI) principals recently presented to The World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) on the fundamentals of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology, along with OTI's commercial projects on the horizon. A comprehensive discussion about this important baseload renewable energy technology and its optimal markets was led by Eileen O'Rourke, OTI's Chief Operating Officer, and Barry Cole, OTI's...

2014-01-29 23:28:53

The 35th Amateur Photo Contest winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA. Davis, California, USA. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce this year’s Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world. The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the climax to the 38th GRC Annual Meeting...

2014-01-27 23:24:58

Anna Carter, Dennis Kaspereit, Bill Rickard and Gene Suemnicht join the new GRC Board of Directors Davis, California, USA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the general membership to 2-year terms. To provide continuity, half of the Board is elected every year. All GRC members are eligible for election to the Board of Directors. The global GRC membership took part in the ballot in the late fall, and the result was...

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...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'