Friday, November 1, 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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Call for Sessions for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo
- Due November 8, 2019

This is a “Call for Sessions” for the 2020 GRC Annual Meeting & Expo to be held at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada from October 18-21, 2020. We are inviting proposals for specific sessions at next 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.......

Monday, October 28
Science & Technology: Study Concludes Geothermal Can Help in Decarbonisation of the Power Generation Industry - The results demonstrate that geothermal energy, alongside other alternative and renewable sources, can play a substantial role towards achievement of the Paris Agreement goal and the decarbonisation of the power generation industry.

USA, California: BLM Publishes EA for Geothermal Exploration on Western Shore of Salton Sea - The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on the Environmental Assessment for the drilling of up to four geothermal exploration wells within the Truckhaven Leasing Area and the northeast edge of the Ocotillo Wells Special Recreation Management Area, for the purpose of identifying a viable geothermal resource.

Tuesday, October 29
USA, Nevada: Solar Augmented Geothermal Energy Project Gets PUC Approval - RenewGeo Solar Charged Thermal Storage Power Technology Gets Green Light From Nevada Public Utilities Commission.

Wednesday, October 30
Canada: Province Clears the Way for 5 MW Alberta No. 1 Geothermal Power Project - Terrapin has been granted permission to do testing operations to check the geothermal potential in that area.

USA, California: New Website Showcasing High-Temperature Well Cementing and Integrity Workshop - Join us for the Joint GRC-SPE Workshop, March 30 - April 1, 2020, San Diego, California, USA. The draft agenda, abstract submission, hotel reservations, and more, can be found on our new dedicated website........

Thursday, October 31
Indonesia: Opportunity for 12-Month Geothermal Trainee Program at Star Energy - SGTP is a 12-months apprentice program for fresh graduate engineers and earth scientists to be placed throughout the company’s operations.

Kenya: Call for Papers for Eighth Africa Rift Geothermal Conference - ARGeo-C8 - 2-8 November 2020. UNEP headquarters, Nairobi Kenya.

Friday, November 1
St Vincent and the Grenadines: Geothermal Project Achieves Good Results from Second Well - Stimulation shows that this well is at 215 degrees Celsius and getting hotter, the right amount of energy needed for geothermal power generation.

Philippines: Earthquake Damages Mt. Apo Geothermal Power Plant - EDC Magpet facility head Romy Kee, said two of their power plants—the M1 and M2—sustained some damages and “were put on turning gear operation only.”

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