Quantcast

Latest Geothermal energy Stories

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...

2014-01-16 08:23:02

VANCOUVER, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) announces the completion of a further joint venture with Energy Development Corporation (EDC) covering the remainder of Alterra's geothermal development assets in Peru. Under the agreement, EDC will get a 70% interest in the development asset portfolio and will be funding 100% of the next $6 million of development costs. Next activities for these concessions will include advanced exploration activities designed...

2013-12-18 23:28:41

Geothermal Resources Council announces the best presentations showcased at the 37th GRC Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. (Davis, California, USA) (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2013. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in late September/early October at the 37th GRC Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The...

Generating Electricity May Utilize Otherwise Unwanted Carbon Dioxide
2013-12-13 09:46:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American researchers has designed a novel geothermal power plant that would sequester large amounts of carbon dioxide underground as part of its operations. According to a report being presented on Friday at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, carbon dioxide can be used to boost power generation from geothermal sources by at least 10 times compared to conventional means. “Typical geothermal power...

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...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
Related