Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Electricity, Heat and Lithium: Geothermal Offers New Hope for Old Mining County (


A project in Cornwall, England, is building on the county’s history of tin mining, looking to restore jobs and boost the local economy by developing a new geothermal plant that will produce electricity, heat, and, hopefully, lithium.

CIT Serves as Coordinating Lead Arranger for $323 Million Geothermal Financing (PRNewswire)


CIT Group Inc. announced that its Power and Energy business served as coordinating lead arranger on a $323 million refinancing of the Coso Geothermal power facility in Southern California.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Does Geothermal Energy Have A Future Under The Biden Administration? (Forbes)


The Biden Administration – due to take office January 20th, 2021 – is expected to turn political rhetoric into political action when it comes to the nation’s resource use and energy management.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

New Opportunities and Applications for Closed-Loop Geothermal Energy Systems


Enormous resources of geothermal energy remain untapped. Closed-loop geothermal may be the solution.

Balancing Energy Supply and Demand by Underground Thermal Energy Storage

Exploring the challenges of balancing variations in energy supply, as well as demand, and the integration of renewable energy sources into the energy infrastructure.

Geothermal Rising Co-Hosts Virtual Workshop on High-Temperature Well Cementing and Integrity


Geothermal Rising and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) joined forces to host this two-part workshop. Join our mailing list to hear more details.

In Memoriam


Geothermal Rising and the entire community remember Randy Allen Normann and Maren Teilman.

Herbert Hoover, Gold, and Geothermal Rising


Exploring the many parallels between minerals exploration and geothermal.

If Oil and Gas Becomes Geothermal, What Does Geothermal Become?

Does the geothermal industry have its eyes wide open about what real and sustained oil and gas engagement in geothermal — geothermal energy at oil and gas scale — would look like?

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Geothermal Energy Looks to Expand Reach in the United States


The geothermal energy industry is set to become a powerful source of employment, especially for those in the oil and gas industry who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Geothermal Rising Student Committee Participates in the First Virtual Geothermal Rising Annual Meeting and Expo


The Geothermal Rising Student Committee put together a series of events to ensure student engagement alongside the annual meeting & expo.

Launch of Geothermal Rising: Using the Earth to Save the Earth


For our industry to truly rise to its potential, we need to make a change. And that’s just what we’ve done.

A Letter from the Guest Editor


This issue of the Bulletin contains papers intended to encourage discussion regarding the expanding opportunities for geothermal research and development.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Old Wells Could Generate Geothermal Energy to Power Offshore Platforms (Offshore Engineer)


The group, The Aquarius North Sea Geothermal Consortium, is “actively” working with North Sea operators to see if old wells could be used to generate geothermal energy for existing platforms.

Friday, December 4, 2020

The New 'Gold Rush' for Green Lithium (BBC)


Lithium is crucial for the transition to renewables, but mining it has been environmentally costly. Now a more sustainable source of lithium has been found deep beneath our feet.