Friday, December 28, 2018

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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Now Available - GRC Bulletin - Vol. 47, No. 6, November/December 2018
The November/December issue of the GRC Bulletin is now available. Produced by the Geothermal Resources Council since 1972, the Bulletin is the voice of the international geothermal energy community. Download your copy now! - For GRC members Only.

Call for Sessions for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo -
Deadline is January 4

This is a “Call for Sessions” for the GRC Annual Meeting to be held in Palm Springs, California on September 15-18, 2019. We are inviting proposals for specific sessions at this year’s meeting. Sessions can be organized and led by up to three people, a session chair and two co-chairs. Successful session chairs will be expected to assist the technical chair to recruit authors and organize reviews. A session will include at least four papers. More Information..........
Thursday, December 27

USA, Hawaii: Access to Puna Geothermal Venture Regained - Work on cutting a “pioneer road” over the large lava channel was completed on December 14, the HawaiĘ»i Tribune-Herald reported.

Kenya: Drilling Begins at Baringo Geothermal Power Project - According to its website GDC has completed a seventy kilometer access road to open up the Baringo-Silali area for drilling. GDC has also contracted Hong Kong Off-Shore Oil Services Limited (HOOSL) to drill 15-20 geothermal wells.

USA, Colorado: Employment Opportunities at NREL Geothermal Program - Geothermal Program Administrator III; Geothermal Drilling Engineering Scientist IV; Geothermal - Engineer/Analyst III; Researcher IV - Geothermal Analyst Engineer (Intermediate).

Friday, December 28

Finland: Geothermal District Heating Network to be Built at Nekala, Tampere - The 7–8 kilometres deep energy well to be drilled at Tampere will heat circulating water for use in the district heating network. Construction of the production plant, which will generate 29,050 MWh of heat per year, will start at the beginning of next year.

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