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  1. How to use Geothermal Energy in your HomeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago |

    Geothermal energy is one of the most sustainable energy sources because it works off of heat transferring from the ground to your home. In Iceland, the majority of the electricity comes from geothermal energy because the country sits in a prime location.


  2. Vertical city in the Sahara plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    It's hard to imagine a harsher environment than the Sahara Desert. But French archictect firm OXO thinks it's just the place for a futuristic tower.


  3. French architect firm designs a sustainable vertical city to be installed in the Sahara desertRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Parisian firm has proposed building a futuristic mixed-use tower in the world's biggest desert. The tower's design is based on renewable resources like rainwater collection, solar power and geothermal energy to make it an entire sustainable city in one building.


  4. Renewable Energy Storage Project Near Desert Center AdvancesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pollution Online

    An energy storage project that would support renewable energy, reduce greenhouse gases, create hundreds of jobs and add millions to the local economy moved forward today under an agreement by Eagle Mountain LLC to buy the Kaiser Eagle Mountain mine near Desert Center from CIL&D . Eagle Crest Energy plans to transform the site into a pumped storage electricity station that can bank energy from solar, wind and geothermal power plants for release during times of peak demand and to maintain grid stability.


  5. Indonesia's PERTAMINA to Invest US$2.5 Billion in Geothermal Power PlantsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    State Oil and Gas Company PT PERTAMINA has set aside Rp33 trillion or US$2.5 billion for investment in geothermal power plant development through 2019. President Director of Pertamina Dwi Soetjipto said here in a release on Sunday that the investment fund will be used to enhance the capacity of the geothermal power plants from 505 Megawatt to 907 Megawatt by 2019.


  6. Australia's vast geothermal energy resources represent thousands of years worth of untapped powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gizmag

    ... hot rock isn't porous enough to let a good flow of water through , which means in order to set up a geothermal power plant, engineers need to forcibly crack the rock, slowly pumping water into an underground rock reservoir at high pressure, to ...


  7. Kenya launches Africa's biggest wind power projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newstime Africa

    ... 2015, Kenya added 280 megawatts of power to the national grid when it unveiled one of the world's biggest geothermal power plants. Kenyatta said the main beneficiaries of geothermal energy will be Kenyan students who will receive free power ...


  8. Save 100/100 Project on after geothermal firm, others paid tribute to ...Read the original story

    Sunday | Philippines Today

    ... the government's 2.5kW experiment in the steam fields in Albay province into the first commercial geothermal power project in Southeast Asia with the discovery of the Naglagbong-1 well in Tiwi in 1972. Commercial operations in the steam fields of ...


  9. Readers Respond to "Electric Cures"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Scientific American

    Helen Branswell's " Ebola War " provides excellent coverage of the many unknowns regarding the Ebola virus, as well as the unprecedented speed with which the two most promising vaccines are being tested. Yet although vaccines, and greatly improved health care infrastructure, are essential to Ebola prevention and containment, little mention was made of another critical dimension: the early, active and sustained engagement of affected communities and their leaders and networks.


  10. Geothermal pitched as Alberta's next big energy sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Canadian Content

    ... to introduce carbon taxes and other fees on large carbon-emitting facilities, such as coal power plants. Geothermal power plants turn hot water into electricity. Companies drill underground for water or steam similar to the process of drilling for ...


  11. Renewable Energy Can Unlock Socio-Economic Benefits for Islands,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Electric Energy Online

    Developing the vast renewable energy resources of Fiji, the Marshall Islands and Vanuatu would provide substantial socio-economic benefits for their citizens, according to three reports released by IRENA. Renewables Readiness Assessments for the three island nations find that a combination of solar, wind, geothermal, marine, biomass and biofuel could meet domestic energy needs while decreasing electricity costs, increasing energy access, and boosting energy independence.


  12. Kenya: Uhuru Kicks Off Africa's Biggest Wind Power Project in MarsabitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 |

    ... County to the national grid. The same power lines will be used to evacuate power generated from future geothermal power plants along the rift valley. The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury Henry Rotich said the Government will continue ...


  13. Alberta should drill for hot water, says economist on geothermal opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | CBC News

    ... to introduce carbon taxes and other fees on large carbon emitting facilities, such as coal power plants. Geothermal power plants turn hot water into electricity. Companies drill underground for water or steam similar to the process of drilling for ...


  14. Legislators Push Tax Credit for Renewable EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Legislators from both parties gathered in Buffalo this afternoon to talk about what they hope is the next form of renewable energy to catch on. Geothermal heat pump systems access energy stored in the ground to heat and cool buildings and create hot water by using shallow ground as an energy storage device.


  15. Geothermal demonstrationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Minot Daily News

    GRAND FORKS Oil isn't the only energy source being pulled out of the ground in the Bakken. There's untapped energy in underground water that researchers now are hoping to turn into electricity to power the oil field.


  16. Newly released market study: Electric Power Development Co., Ltd....Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    It owns and operates a network of hydroelectric, thermal and geothermal power plants. It provides electricity to 10 major electric power companies in Japan and offers transmission services to nine EPCOs.


  17. Just Published: "PT Pertamina (Persero) - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile"Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    It carries out upstream and downstream business activities in oil and gas industry. The upstream sector comprises of oil, gas and geothermal energy exploration and production.


  18. Amazon's Wildlife Threatened By Hydropower Dams, Study SaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | National Geographic

    Brazil's Balbina Dam led to the creation of 3,546 islands, many small and isolated, in an area that was once continuous rainforest. As countries build more hydropower projects, new research warns that massive dams pose an extinction threat to mammals, birds and tortoises-at least in the Amazon.


  19. The new Onondaga Nation volunteer firehall: Built to rely on the energy withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Post-Standard

    The new Onondaga Nation firehouse has geothermal heating and cooling, linked to wells that run 400 feet deep. Recycled paperbacks provide the fiber used as insulation, between the walls.


  20. Calpine to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results on July 30, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Wire

    ... and Canada, we specialize in developing, constructing, owning and operating natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants that use advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. Our clean, ...