Geothermal Power

Proposals Sought for Geothermal Data Management Program in Ethiopia
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The U.S. member committee of the World Energy Council, the United States Energy Association (USEA), has issued a request for proposals to support the geothermal data management system of a new geothermal entity created under Ethiopia‚Äôs 2016 Geothermal Resources Development Proclamation (GRDP).    

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New Global Solar Capacity Outpaced Wind in 2016, IRENA Says
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Last year marked the first time since 2013 that solar energy growth outpaced wind energy, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Solar saw a record 71 GW of new capacity in 2016, while wind increased by 51 GW.  

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Full Text of Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth
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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  (a)  It is in the national interest to promote clean and safe development of our Nation’s vast energy resources, while at the same time avoiding regulatory […]

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Around the Baseloads: What's New in the Geothermal, Biomass and Hydropower Industries
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No country will ever get to 100 percent renewable energy without using geothermal, biomass, hydropower or a combination of the three. These technologies are able to provide energy around the clock, (baseload) and do not depend on the sun shining or the wind blowing.

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UK Government Sets Subsidy for Nascent Deep Geothermal Energy Industry
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The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) this month set a subsidy rate for geothermal development in the country.    

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Commercial Operation Begins at 5-MW Binary Geothermal Plant in Japan
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Idemitsu Kosan Co. recently began commercial operation of the 5-MW Takigami binary geothermal power plant in southern Japan.  

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KenGen Secures Generators for Olkaria V Geothermal Plant
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Kenya Electricity Generating Company has secured two sets of 70-MW turbines and generators for the Olkaria V geothermal plant in Nakuru district in Kenya.  

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