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9 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

August 27, 2014 In 2013, world geothermal electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Financial Markets, Wind Power, Solar Energy

9 hrs ago | Inhabitat

The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland's Solheimar Ecovillage

The Solheimar ecovillage that I visited while on holiday in Iceland was full of interesting takes on environmentally conscious architecture.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Legal barrier to geothermal development in Indonesia removed

Indonesia's House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the new Geothermal Law, eliminating the legal barrier for the development of the country's geothermal resources, which are among the largest in the world.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lawmakers Take Up Underground Energy Mandate Geothermal Vote Could Be Costly

California lawmakers may decide this week whether San Diego County utility customers must underwrite a new fleet of geothermal power plants.

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Related Topix: California, San Diego County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, San Diego Gas and Electric, Coachella, CA, San Diego, CA

Benzinga

4 Companies That Could Benefit From Boosted Interest In Geothermal Power

While investors have been focused on alternative energy sources such as wind , water and solar power , there's another renewable source that's been relatively ignored.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Calpine

Seeking Alpha

Geothermal Power Producers - Lowest Levelized Cost, Base Load Compatible And A 100-Year History

I was researching fuel costs for power generation when I stumbled on a most interesting report by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

JD Supra

Renewable Energy Update -- August 2014 #4

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays: "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alameda County, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

Renewable Energy Update -- August 2014 #5

The five-member Board of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has unanimously voted to approve 10-year energy efficiency targets that will vault America's largest municipally-owned utility, which provides service to around 3.9 million people, to national leadership in energy efficiency.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), California, Solar Energy, Wind Power

Hispanic Business

Fitch Downgrades Coso Geothermal Power Holdings LLC's 2007 Pass-Through Trust Certificates to 'C'

The rating downgrade to 'C' is based on Fitch's expectation that the project will fail to meet a pari passu reimbursement obligation under a drawn letter of credit due in .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Environmental Law, Law

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Sacramento, CA

Electric Energy Online

Calpine to Acquire Fore River Generating Station in New England

Calpine Corporation announced that it has agreed to purchase a nominal 809 megawatt, combined-cycle power plant and related plant inventory from Exelon Corporation for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt, subject to working capital adjustments.

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Related Topix: Calpine, Energy, Weymouth, MA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

USA Today

The Caribbean goes geothermal

The Caribbean Goes Geothermal By Melissa Pandika Forget the white-sand beaches and astonishing biodiversity.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Geology, Science, Solar Energy

Forbes.com

Geothermal Power Steaming Over Wind And Solar Energies

With a background in economics and public policy, I've covered domestic and international energy issues since 1998.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: The Power Man Speaks of Power Cuts

Factories and business enterprises are incurring losses due to the recurrent power outage in cities.

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Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Express

No illegal logging at Tawau geothermal plant site: Pang

Tawau: Assistant Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Pang Yuk Ming on Saturday denied claims of illegal logging activities at the Andrassy Forest Reserve in Tawau Hill Park .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Expanding geothermal power will help diversity

It was a rare pleasure to read about representatives of the wind and biomass industry showing concern for some existing geothermal industry jobs .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Democrat

Solar power gets hot, hot, hot

With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private utilities - along with big oil, gas, coal, and nuclear companies - see the writing on the wall.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Global Warming, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

OpinionSen. Hueso's bad geothermal bill may become law

The California Legislature may be on the verge of approving a bill that represents the worst of government interference where it isn't needed or wanted.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Mighty River hikes dividend as profits surge

The Whakamaru Dam, one of the hydro dams on the Waikato River owned by Mighty River Power.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

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