Friday, June 9, 2017

Geothermal Energy News from Around the World

Global Geothermal News - Weekly Update

A Round-up of this week's geothermal energy news....... 

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Turkey: PLUTO will Help Minimize Upfront Risks of Geothermal Exploration for 10 to 20 MW Geothermal Power Plant - The EBRD has mobilised a €5 million loan from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) for the early stage development of the Prosin-Dikili geothermal power plant near the coastal town of Dikili in the Izmir province of Turkey.

Costa Rica: Bill Proposes Exploration and Exploitation of Geothermal Energy in National Park - Congress in Costa Rica will discuss a bill that proposes the exploration and exploitation of geothermal energy in national park lands.

Global: Opportunity to Recognize Distinguished Colleagues in the Geothermal Community - Nominations for the annual GRC Awards to be submitted by June 16

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Iceland: More Wells to be Drilled at Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant - Icelandic energy company ON Power (Reykjavik Energy) and Iceland Drilling (Jardboranir) have agreed on drilling seven wells in the Hengil area in the coming years. An additional three wells can be added later to the contract if necessary.

GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GeoExpo+ - Golf Tournament at Geothermal Event - Just before the start of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geo Expo+, the GRC Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place October 1 at the Mountain Dell Golf Course just 16 miles from the conference site. Registration for the tournament is now open.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Global: Geothermal Industry Continues to Face Challenges in 2016 - REN21 Report - An estimated 0.4 GW of new geothermal power generating capacity came online in 2016, bringing the global total to an estimated 13.5 GW.

Russia: Four Day Geothermal Energy Conference in Kamchatka - 5 to 8 September 2017, Research Geotechnological Center of Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russian Federation.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

USA, Nevada: Environmental Assessment for Dixie Meadows Geothermal Project - Public Comment Period Extended - Public comments have been extended an additional three weeks and will be accepted through June 30, 2017.

Friday, June 9, 2017
USA: Development of Renewable Energy Vital for National Defense - Renewable energy sources, like wind, solar, geothermal, hydro-nuclear and hydrogen, increase the U.S. military’s effectiveness and resiliency in operations, according to the report.

Global: Submit Your Beautiful Geothermal Energy Photos - The Geothermal Resources Council 2017 Amateur Photo Contest - The deadline for submissions is August 18, 2017.

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