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Why Fracking May Start To Embrace A New Form Of Energy

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Alternative Energy / Geothermal Energy

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Shell Backs Geothermal Gun Tech

Aug 05, 2015 at 16:56 | Gaurav Agnihotri

From compact fusion to solar energy generation, the world has been desperately searching to find a way to generate energy which is not only abundant but…

Benefits Of Geothermal Power Outweigh The Risks

Aug 03, 2015 at 15:49 | Alexis Arthur

The debate over geothermal energy has generally been a quiet one. With just 13 gigawatts (GW) of global installed capacity, it is considered by some to…

What Is Really Keeping Geothermal Power Back?

Jul 28, 2015 at 12:01 | Benjamin Matek

Earlier this month an article published on Oilprice argued that the future for geothermal power was limited, at best. In short, the article argued; •…

Why Geothermal Energy Will Remain A Small Player

Jul 01, 2015 at 14:53 | Euan Mearns

Geothermal is presently a minor player in the field of renewable energy and for the reasons discussed here is likely to remain one, but Energy Matters…

Geothermal Power Gathering Steam in U.S.

Sep 01, 2014 at 14:17 | Andrew Topf

The bubbling sulfur springs and powerful, majestic geysers of Yellowstone National Park are visible manifestations of the potential for geothermal energy in the United States. Yet for various…

Drilling Down To The Economic Realities Of Geothermal Power

Jul 07, 2014 at 17:02 | MINING.com

When someone who has just completed a series of mining asset sales totalling $1.6 billion chooses to share some frank thoughts on geothermal power, you have to respect the…

Geothermal Gains Traction in Post-Fukushima Japan

Mar 19, 2014 at 18:08 | James Burgess

Japan’s Chuo Electric Power Co. is preparing to launch the country’s first new geothermal power project in 15 years at a time when Tokyo is grappling with energy alternatives…

Japan Looks at Dozens of New Geothermal Power Plants

Feb 05, 2014 at 16:28 | John Daly

In the aftermath of the 11 March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, the then ruling Democratic Party of Japan took all of the country's 54 nuclear reactors offline before subsequently…

Iceland Taps Magma for 24/7 Geothermal Energy Source

Jan 31, 2014 at 17:18 | John Daly

Renewable energy has always faced a significant bottleneck for broader acceptance – the wind doesn’t blow 24 hours a day, the sun doesn’t always shine, and 24/7 renewable power sources…

Hawaii Embraces Geothermal – Cautiously

Nov 12, 2013 at 17:18 | John Daly

In the ongoing energy debate about fossil fuels versus renewables, solar and wind renewable sources have a shortcoming – the sun doesn’t always shine, the wind doesn’t always blow.

Ethiopia to Build Africa’s Largest Geothermal Plant

Oct 10, 2013 at 17:14 | John Daly

On 27 September Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Michael Debretsion announced the first independent power project in Ethiopia's history. The $4 billion 1,000 megawatt…

Geothermal Energy: More Exciting than Media Thinks

May 17, 2013 at 14:44 | Editorial Dept

Geothermal energy is hands down THE best renewable energy avenue out there: The Earth is always generating heat, and there won’t be any “peak heat”, nor could we ever extract…


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