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  • Geothermal Heat Pump Installations Represent 1% of Heating and Cooling Market

    Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "Geothermal Heat Pumps and Direct Use" by Pike Research. Direct use of geothermal, primarily heat pumps, is on the rise as demand for electricity expands worldwide and energy prices increase. Geothermal heat pumps provide an efficient and reliable option for residential commercial ...

  • Groundwater industry opportunities in geothermal heating/cooling subject of NGWA conference

    Increasing public demand for reduced fossil fuel consumption is creating growing business diversification opportunities with geothermal heating and cooling systems, according to presentations scheduled for the National Ground Water Association's 'Geothermal and Horizontal Drilling Forum,' August 25-25, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. Using vertically drilled earth boreholes to connect heat pumps is a ...

  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems subject of new Google startup

    A geothermal heating and cooling company that began in a “moonshot factory” started by Google became its own company on July 6.  Dandelion Energy Inc. is the name of the stand-alone company coming out of Google’s Alphabet Moonshot Factory. The factory, formerly known as Google X, is an innovation engine that incubates new technical and scientific projects ...

  • Geothermal: The dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world's annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Geothermal: the dark horse of renewable energy

    Geothermal energy is clean, quiet, virtually inexhaustible and able meet the world’s annual electricity and heating needs many times over with little impact on the climate or the environment. In many jurisdictions, geothermal energy is emerging as a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels. This fourth article in the GLOBE-Net series on renewable energy discusses the dark horse of ...

  • Best Geothermal Presentations of 2012 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting inReno, the world’s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical content, the quality of the visual aids and the ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Higher energy efficiency of geothermal heating and cooling attracts non-residential segments

    Heating and cooling accounts for 40 percent to 50 percent of power consumption in non-residential buildings. This highlights the urgent need to increase the overall energy efficiency in these buildings – geothermal heating and cooling technologies may hold the key. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan's ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Success with Enhanced Geothermal Systems Changing the Future of Geothermal Power in the U.S.

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), the U.S. Department of Energy and GeothermEx successfully produced 1.7 additional megawatts from an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) project inside an existing wellfield in the U.S. This is the first EGS project to be connected to the electricity grid. Using innovative subsurface ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • WaterFurnace Launches Ad Campaign That Features Jeff Gordon and the Benefits of Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems

    WaterFurnace Renewable Energy, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, announced the launch of a new advertising ...


  • Heating and cooling with waste water

    15 - 20 years ago, oil and gas prices were so low, that energy recovery from waste water was technologically a good idea but financially not ready for marketing. Thanks to our research and development in the last 25 years, the roi of our technology was improved to remarkable 2 - 6 years. Politically and thanks to an open minded energy and environmental awareness, waste water as a local energy ...


    By RABTHERM AG

  • Geothermal project powers Western Australian University

    From an Article from The Australian written by Giles Parkinson, Perth-based company, Green Rock Energy will tap the hot hot water aquifers that deep beneath Perth to provide geothermal-powered air-conditioning to the University of Western Australia, it will be the first project of its kind. After securing the geothermal exploration project for the metropolitan area, Perth-based Green Rock has ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Greenscape announces geothermal borehole work complete at Denver

    Announcement Highlights: 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal boreholes have been completed at the Denver Greenpark LLC ('GP') green parking facility. The geothermal system at GP will be used to heat and ...

  • New centre makes geothermal cities a hot prospect

    The Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCOE) is a joint venture between CSIRO and The University of Western Australia, in conjunction with Curtin University of Technology, and supported by the WA State Government. The Centre brings together researchers, industry, investors and government agencies to investigate how geothermal energy can be used to provide modern cities with air ...

  • Investing in geothermal drilling offers great returns

    As natural gas costs continue to rise, many homeowners are looking for alternative heating and cooling options. Geothermal HVAC is gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Geothermal drilling uses the natural properties of the earth to create clean, renewable heating and cooling for residential homes and businesses, alike. ...

  • The power within – geothermal energy comes of age

    Next week hundreds of energy experts from around the world will gather in Vancouver to discuss one of the least understood, but potentially the most powerful forms of clean energy. They will be attending the Third Annual Conference and Trade Show of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA). Geothermal means earth-heat. Its origins stem from the very formation of our planet, in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Best Geothermal Energy Presentations of 2015 Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding technical presentations from the global geothermal community for 2015. The selections were made in each of the GRC Technical Sessions held in late September at the 39th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Greenscape Announces Geothermal Borehole Work Complete at Denver

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) - Announcement Highlights: -- 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole -- Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal ...


  • Greenscape Announces Geothermal Borehole Work Complete at Denver

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/03/10 -- Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") (TSX VENTURE: GRN) - Announcement Highlights: -- 7 boreholes completed to a depth of 300 feet on each borehole -- Denver facility has wind, solar, and geothermal incorporated into design Greenscape Capital Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the geothermal ...


  • Deep geothermal symposium: Gregory Barker speech

    INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT Thank you for the opportunity to address the Symposium today. I spoke last year at an event alongside the 1st Symposium to mark the UK’s membership of the IEA’s (International Energy Association) Geothermal Implementing Agreement. An agreement that has the mission to foster learning between countries and support the development of geothermal energy ...

  • New category of geothermal heat pumps can now earn the Energy Star

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing new requirements for residential geothermal heat pumps (GHPs), enabling water-to-water geothermal heat pumps to earn the Energy Star label for the first time. EPA’s stringent specifications for this new category of geothermal heat pumps will help protect the environment and reduce energy costs, because GHPs that meet the new standards will be ...

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