geothermal system News

  • 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.

  • Geothermal Energy Association Recognizes the National Geothermal Data System

    The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) announced today the winners of their 2014 GEA Honors, which recognizes companies, projects, and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the geothermal industry. The winners were selected in categories including Technological Advancement, Economic Development and Environmental Stewardship. Now in its fourth year, GEA also provides ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • National Geothermal Data System Deployed to Serve Industry

    The National Geothermal Data System deploys free, open-source online scientific information, a mammoth resource of geoscience data. In the data visualization shown here, Schlumberger utilized bottom hole temperatures from the National Geothermal Data Systems (NDGS) on-line platform to supplement subscription data temperatures used to create basin-wide 3D temperature models in Petrel Exploration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE-Geothermal Data Repository

    Geothermal energy hidden in the subsurface can be more effectively targeted through precise heatflow and temperature data. The Energy Department makes all data from DOE-funded projects available free online through the National Geothermal Data ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Geothermal Awards Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), the world’s premier geothermal association, 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 its prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special Achievement ...

  • DOE announces geothermal research initiative

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces a new collaboration between the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) to demonstrate low temperature geothermal electrical power generation systems using oilfield fluids produced at the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center (RMOTC). ...

  • 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 ...

  • New Training Course in Deep Geothermal Systems in Switzerland

    A training course in deep geothermal systems is being organised by the Centre for Hydrogeology and Geothermics of the University of Neuchatel (Switzerland). The course includes 4 modules of 5 days each between September 2017 and March 2018 in Neuchatel. The participants include scientists and engineers from the fields of earth sciences and energy. The main objective of this course is to ...

  • Research and Markets: Geothermal Power Market Forecast 2020 - Global Geothermal Growth

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89hrtn/geothermal_power_m) has announced the addition of the "Geothermal Power Market Forecast 2020- Global Geothermal Growth" report to ...


  • Spaces Available at Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is recommending early registration for the Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop from June 22-26. Some places are available which are sure to be filled by the deadline of June 12. This year’s GRCWorkshop will include a fieldtrip of the major geologic features of Yellowstone Park, the first national park in the world and the site of the greatest ...


    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 ...

  • Deadline for Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop is this Week

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is recommending early registration for the Yellowstone Geothermal Workshop from June 22-26. Some places are available which are sure to be filled by the deadline of May 22. This year’s GRC Workshop will include a fieldtrip of the major geologic features of Yellowstone Park, the first national park in the world and the site of the greatest ...

  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

  • Workshops Announced for Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the biggest geothermal conference of the year at the Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California, USA.   In addition to the main event of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo taking place October ...

  • ElectraTherm Awarded Department of Energy Grant for Geothermal Technology

    RENO, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 09/20/10 -- ElectraTherm, Inc. announced today it was awarded approximately $982,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to research, develop and demonstrate its technology using co-produced fluids. The federal grant will help accelerate the development of ElectraTherm's technology through a geothermal demonstration site at Florida Canyon Mine in Imlay, Nevada. ...


  • 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 ...

  • The Geothermal Resources Council Welcomes New President

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has welcomed Maria Richards as the 26th President of the global geothermal energy organization, succeeding Paul Brophy. Maria Richards is the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Geothermal Laboratory Coordinator in the Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences in Dallas, Texas.  Her research is on geothermal resources and ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • Workshops and Field Trips Announced for Geothermal Event of the Year

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the world’s largest annual geothermal conference at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.   In addition to the main event of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo taking place September 28-October 1, 2014, there will be two workshops and three field trips before the ...

  • Colorado Takes Steps to Expand Geothermal Development

    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a geothermal bond bill May 30, providing $1.98 million in state funding and matching the Energy Department’s investment in geothermal energy exploration at Pagosa Springs. The project, which demonstrates Colorado’s strong support for geothermal energy development, leverages a $3.8 million award from the Department for evaluating and exploring ...


    By US Department of Energy

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