The U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) recently released a report which was quickly hailed as showing “geothermal energy remains a very attractive source of electricity.”
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) last week said that it will provide $103.4 million in financing to enhance geothermal power and transmission capacity in Nicaragua.
Research out of the SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden has provided proof of concept for a novel hybrid renewable energy system featuring combined hybrid solar PV and geothermal power.
President Barack Obama announced new federal conservation measures Wednesday at Lake Tahoe as he seeks to emphasize global efforts to fight climate change ahead of the Group of 20 summit in China.
Most Caribbean islands began generating electricity for municipal use around the 1930s through the establishment of public utility companies. But it wasn’t until the U.S. military began occupying several islands prior to WWII for strategic purposes, and constructing self-contained naval bases with state-of-the-art diesel generators, that increased energy production and distribution really started moving forward.
Today’s installment—the last in the series—identifies some of the fissures I see forming in the advocacy community. That is, the group of dedicated renewable energy and environmental advocates whose commitment and diligence to the task of saving the world from itself has gotten us this far down the path to sustainability.
New Zealand History: Righting the Wrongs The nation of New Zealand was founded in 1840 when the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by indigenous Maori tribes and the British Government. New Zealand is rich in opportunity for development of natural resources, including geothermal resources.