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Alternative Energy / Geothermal Energy

New Tech From Iceland Can Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

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…

Ivory Coast Sees Boost In Thermal Energy Production

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 Geothermal Project Completes Deep Drilling In Volcano

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…

Geothermal On Steroids: Drilling The World’s Hottest Hole

Geothermal On Steroids: 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…

Geothermal Energy At The Center Of Djibouti’s Renewable Transformation

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 Making Breakthroughs Using Oil Drilling Tech

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…

UK Looking at Subsea Cable to Tap Icelandic Geothermal Power

UK Looking at Subsea Cable to Tap Icelandic Geothermal Power

Nov 04, 2015 at 16:23 | Michael McDonald

Among all the countries of the world, Iceland has arguably the most interesting power generation system. While the country lacks the beaches, geographic location, and population…

Geothermal Energy Could Soon Stage A Coup In Oil And Gas

Geothermal Energy Could Soon Stage A Coup In Oil And Gas

Oct 21, 2015 at 17:04 | Gaurav Agnihotri

Geothermal energy is one of the most widely available green energy sources in the world today. In spite of its availability, its consumption is almost miniscule when compared to wind…

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