geothermal energy

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21 04 2022 | 08:33

Tanzania plans to generate 200MW from geothermal energy by 2025

The government of Tanzania plans to generate 200 megawatts of electricity from geothermal energy by 2025, an official said on Saturday evening. Felchesmi Mramba, the permanent secretary in the…

28 11 2021 | 07:16

How to expedite geothermal in the Rift

Building on an analysis of experiences from Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, it is possible to draw lessons and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of…

26 07 2021 | 00:33

Geothermal-rich Kenya beginning to export expertise across continent

When Kenya opened the Olkaria power plant four decades ago, it was considered more research project than commercial venture. Located in Hell’s Gate National Park, a barren zone of volcanic rock…

30 05 2021 | 17:46

UK Government urged to use geothermal to aid the green recovery.

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has released a new report with ARUP which details how geothermal can be used to aid the green recovery. The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean…

21 05 2021 | 14:46

Kenyan geothermal pioneer plans doubling of power output.

Kenya Electricity Generating Co., Africa’s geothermal pioneer, plans to raise $1.95 billion to build new, and upgrade existing plants in a bid to almost double its power output from the renewable…

13 04 2021 | 10:16

Can geoengineering stop climate change? A new paper says it can help, but it’s no magic bullet

And there's still a lot we don't understand about its effects. The climate keeps getting hotter, and officials around the world are failing to rise to the task of tackling emissions to ensure a…

27 09 2020 | 07:41

Why Solar Geoengineering Should Be Part of the Climate Crisis Solution.

For decades, climate scientist David Keith of Harvard University has been trying to get people to take his research seriously. He's a pioneer in the field of geoengineering, which aims to combat…

08 06 2020 | 07:08

Why are corporate giants pulling out of thermal coal?

Fiduciary duty is driving financial change. A striking development has occurred in the world of corporate finance.  The past few months have seen a string of corporations divest from thermal coal,…

11 05 2020 | 07:59

The important role of women in El Salvador’s geothermal industry.

With 30% of the staff at national geothermal company LaGeo being women, females play a crucial role in El Salvador's current geothermal operations and further development, so a blog post by the World…

01 03 2020 | 09:35

East Africa: Clean Energy - Region Looks to Kenya for Expertise in Renewable Sources.

Kenya's expertise in developing geothermal energy has become a point of reference in the region, leading to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Djibouti, South Sudan, and Comoros visiting for benchmarking.…

30 11 2019 | 12:58

Using the power of vibration to lower geothermal costs.

Company working with NYSERDA to develop new drilling methods ALBANY _ Geothermal heating and cooling has long been an efficient way to heat and cool one’s home while using minimal energy. It…

26 11 2019 | 05:31

IRENA reports that geothermal energy production costs are decreasing – marginally.

Compared to other renewable energy power generation technologies, geothermal energy has only been able to decrease cost of electricity generation slightly, as reported by IRENA.

26 11 2019 | 05:23

German renewable organisations highlight the crucial role geothermal heating can play.

Local associations are pushing for measures that help accelerate the expansion of geothermal district heating supply in Germany, highlighting its important role and untapped potential to provide…

29 10 2019 | 13:41

Lithium is expected to fuel the clean energy boom. This company may have a breakthrough.

Gaze across the Salton Sea, a sparkling oasis in the California desert, and you’ll see white plumes of steam rising against the hazy Chocolate Mountains. The steam comes from 11 geothermal power…

19 10 2019 | 09:50

How geothermal energy balances the renewable portfolio in California.

With a focus on minimizing the cost of electricity, California's renewable portfolio (standard) is largely unbalanced. This is why geothermal energy is an important element for the State as it…

18 10 2019 | 07:43

Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy.

Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attraction. A plan to heat the giant biomes of the Eden Project and, eventually, neighbouring communities by tapping into the…

09 09 2019 | 10:36

Geothermal key element in 50% renewable energy target in the State of Nevada.

With a looming 50% renewable target by 2030, NV Energy is confident on reaching this target well ahead of schedule based on solar power generation, battery storage, and geothermal as key baseload…

09 08 2019 | 08:33

Hydro and geothermal to dominate Indonesia’s renewable energy mix until 2028.

The Acting Director of PT PLN (Persero), Djoko R. Abumanan, said that the potential of renewable energy generation is spread throughout Indonesia, especially from hydropower and geothermal energy. “…

02 08 2019 | 06:27

Global geothermal capacity reaches 14,900 MW – new Top 10 ranking of geothermal countries.

With the start of operation of the first unit of the new Olkaria V geothermal power plant by Kenya Electricity Generation Company (KenGen), we reported earlier today, Kenya has overtaken Iceland in…

23 07 2019 | 09:08

The Global Energy Map Is Changing Faster Than You Think.

A $20 billion investment aims to supply electricity to Singapore from what will be, for the time being, the world’s largest solar farm: Sun Cable.