Friday, August 2, 2019

Geothermal Energy News from Around the World

Global Geothermal News - Weekly Update (Geothermal Resources Council)

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

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Global - Submit Your Best Geothermal Energy Photos - Deadline is Today! The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) would like to remind entrants of the impending deadline for the 40th Amateur Geothermal Photo Contest. The deadline is midnight tonight! The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world.

Monday, July 29
Kenya: Olkaria V Unit 1 Geothermal Power Plant Synchronized to National Grid - Apparently, Olkaria V unit 1 was able to reach a full load of 86.6MW which fortunately was above its rate capacity of 82.7MW.

Tuesday, July 30
United Kingdom: Geothermal Data from Geoenergy Observatories to be Made Available- The UK Geoenergy Observatories will serve up one of the world’s most comprehensive datasets on the underground environment, and this is being made open to industry, business, government, regulators and campaign groups in real time wherever possible.

Wednesday, July 31
Global: Top Ten Geothermal Producing Countries - Global geothermal capacity reaches 14,900 MW – new Top 10 ranking of geothermal countries (ThinkGeoEnergy).

Thursday, August 1

Indonesia: Government to Offer Up to 126 MW Potential Geothermal Resources for Preliminary Exploration Surveys - The three WPSPEs that will be offered this year consist of Pentadio in Gorontalo with resources of around 25 MW, Ria-Ria Sipaholon in North Sumatra 60 MW, and Lokop in Aceh 41 MW.

Friday, August 2

Germany: 5,000 Meter Deep Well to be Drilled at Erzgebirges Geothermal Power Project- Scientists want to check whether the granite in this corner of the Erzgebirge is suitable for Germany's first deep geothermal power plant. A three-dimensional survey of the area in 2012 suggested this. Final certainty should result in drilling.

Canada: Video Interview with Director, President & CEO of the DEEP Geothermal Energy Project in Estevan - Geothermal Energy - Guest: Kirsten Marcia (Bridge City News).

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