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Alternative Energy / Geothermal Energy

Geothermal plant

A Surprising Innovation In Energy’s Hottest Market

Jul 31, 2019 at 11:27 | Irina Slav

The world’s geothermal power generation capacity this year hit 14.9 GW. The figure is minuscule compared with fossil fuel or even renewable generation capacity but a figure that’s…

Geothermal plant

Is This The Future Of Alaska’s Energy Sector?

Jul 24, 2019 at 14:07 | Haley Zaremba

In Alaska, energy has long meant one thing: oil. Extraction and production in Alaska’s oil rich North Slope has been the powerhouse of the state’s economy for decades. In recent…

Iceland

New Tech From Iceland Can Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Oct 24, 2018 at 16:51 | Robert Rapier

I wrote this column in Iceland, where I recently traveled on a working vacation. While in Iceland I met with an innovative energy producer whose technology could help mitigate carbon dioxide emissions. Iceland is…

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Ivory Coast Sees Boost In Thermal Energy Production

Mar 02, 2018 at 17:03 | Oxford Business Group

In January Thierry Tanoh, the minister of oil, energy and renewable energy development, announced that work on the new units at Ciprel and Azito’s combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants would…

Iceland

Iceland Geothermal Project Completes Deep Drilling In Volcano

Apr 25, 2017 at 15:32 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Geologists and engineers have successfully drilled into the heart of a volcano in Iceland, as part of a project aimed at assessing the economic feasibility of using deep unconventional geothermal…

Iceland Geothermal plant

Drilling The World’s Hottest Hole

Dec 20, 2016 at 11:50 | Josh Owens

There are few places on earth as geothermal-friendly as the island nation of Iceland, with 25 percent of its total electricity production coming from geothermal facilities. So it makes…

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Geothermal Energy At The Center Of Djibouti’s Renewable Transformation

Oct 21, 2016 at 16:53 | Oxford Business Group

Authorities in Djibouti are working to increase the share of renewables in the energy mix, with a particular focus on harnessing the country’s plentiful geothermal resources. In early August Djibouti’s…

Geothermal Iceland

Geothermal Making Breakthroughs Using Oil Drilling Tech

Jul 28, 2016 at 15:29 | Qarnain Foda

Oil and gas companies have earned a bad reputation through their drilling practices, yet their advances in drilling technology that have made possible the extraction of oil and…

Geothermal Assets Next To Go In Chevron Crunch

Geothermal Assets Next To Go In Chevron Crunch

Mar 07, 2016 at 16:31 | James Burgess

Struggling with a fourth-quarter loss of US$588 million, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), the second largest U.S. oil producer, is now believed to be working towards a $3-billion…

Geothermal Energy Could Grow Six Fold

Geothermal Energy Could Grow Six Fold

Dec 17, 2015 at 15:21 | Michael McDonald

One little noticed side result of the recent Paris Conference was the launch of the Global Geothermal Alliance. The goal of the group is to…

  
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