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  • Winners of Geothermal Energy Awards Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world’s premier geothermal associations, has announced awards honoring the best and brightest of the global geothermal energy community. These prestigious awards have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970's. The GRC will present the prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • 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 ...

  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Chetwynd Forest Industries plant utilizing two Turboden 65 HRS Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators. Turboden is a Pratt ...


  • ElectraTherm Green Machine generates power from biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned a Green Machine to generate emission-free electricity from biomass in Badia Prataglia, Italy. The facility operates a biomass boiler burning a mix of sawdust and ground up waste wood from a saw mill. The site was challenged with a large amount of wood waste and no means of disposal or storage. Hauling it away ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Two ElectraTherm Power+ Generators to Create Clean Energy from Biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped two Power+ Generator 6500’s to a biomass site in Italy. Located in the city of Messina, the facility will utilize waste heat from the biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, each Power+ Generator will generate onsite power and the residual heat remaining after ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Ormat Technologies Secures $20 Million Contract for its Product Segment Backlog

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that its subsidiary entered into a supply contract with Norske Skog Tasman Limited of New Zealand ("Norske Skog") to supply a new geothermal power plant that is to be constructed in the Kawerau Geothermal Field in New Zealand. The contract is valued at a total of approximately ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

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