Geothermal Power

US Environmental Protection Agency Moves Forward with Clean Energy Incentive Program, Includes Geothermal and Hydropower
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday released additional details for public comment about the optional Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP), a part of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), despite the hold currently placed on the CPP by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Tokio Marine Insures Geothermal Developers From Hot Springs Risk
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Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. has begun offering a type of insurance intended to ease the concern of hot springs operators about the impact of new geothermal power stations.

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Policy, Not Finance, Biggest Obstacle to Scaling Decentralized Renewable Energy: Energy Access Summit
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Renewable energy companies in emerging markets in Africa and Asia frequently lament the shortage of financing as the main barrier to scaling decentralized solutions, such as rooftop solar and mini-grids. But at a summit in early June, industry leaders singled out the lack of supportive national energy policies as the biggest obstacle to accelerated growth.

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Report: Emerging Markets More Attractive than EU, US for Renewable Energy Investment
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Almost without exception, European markets slipped while less mature markets across Latin America, Africa and Asia continued their ascent, revealed the latest edition of the EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) report. Emerging markets now represent half of the countries in the 40-strong index, including four African markets featuring in the top 30. Ten […]

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Toshiba Wins Generator Contract for Geothermal Project in Turkey
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Toshiba Corp. on May 30 said it will supply a flash steam turbine system and generator for the Kizildere III Geothermal Power Plant in Turkey.

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Hawaii Explores Possible Collaboration with Energy Development Corp on Geothermal Power
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Luis P. Salaveria, a Filipino-American government official, who is the Director of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), visited the Philippines May 14 to 18, 2016, to learn how Hawaii can incorporate geothermal power to reduce the state’s dependency on fossil fuels and increase efficiency measures. DBEDT is a state department in […]

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Iowa Geothermal Tax Credit Provides Stopgap for Federal Incentive
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On the last day of its 2016 session, the Iowa Legislature passed HF 2468, which provides for a 10 percent standalone tax credit for residential installations of geothermal heat pumps (GHP) in lieu of federal tax incentives.

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