Enel Green Power has begun construction on its “Cornia 2? geothermal power plant in Tuscany. When complete, this will be what the company believes is the first plant in the world that will use biomass to heat the geothermal steam as a means to increase energy efficiency as well as electricity output… read more →
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Geothermal energy has proven to be a reliable, sustainable and eco-friendly means of providing power. It is said to be capable of meeting the world’s energy demands, in theory. But can it break our potentially catastrophic dependence on fossil fuels in practice? For University of Pennsylvania sophomore… read more →
NTPC has signed an initial agreement with the Geological Survey of India to set up a geothermal power project at Tattapani in Chhattisgarh. "A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between NTPC and Geological Survey of India for preparation of DPR (Detailed Project Report) for geothermal power… read more →
Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground—and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches. The technology to implement this design already… read more →
The ClimateMaster Trilogy 40 Q-Mode water-to-air packaged geothermal heat pump unit, developed by ClimateMaster and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is the first geothermal heat pump to exceed a certified cooling efficiency of 40 EER (energy-efficiency ratio) under the AHRI’s part load ground loop rating… read more →
Preparations are on to establish nation's first geo-thermal power project in Tatapani, the newly-formed Balrampur-Ramanujganj district of Chhattisgarh. Dubbing it as a big achievement for the district, chief minister Raman Singh, said that India's first geo-thermal power project would use underground… read more →
Even as the Centre plans to table a geothermal energy policy in the winter session of Parliament to streamline and expedite projects in the country, Gujarat made a pitch to set up the first geothermal energy plant at an international conference held at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU). Gujarat,… read more →
The Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE) at the Gujarat-based Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU), an industry-government initiative to create a talent pool for the energy field, has completed pre-feasibility studies in geothermal energy. It is the only university in India to foray… read more →
Tata Power has commissioned a 1 MW geothermal pilot plant in Australia, in association with Geodynamics. Geodynamics is the industry major in enhanced geothermal systems. It has geothermal exploration interests in three Australian states, including a licence to explore 2000 sq km in the Cooper Basin.… read more →
Department of Energy (DOE) approved Rappaport Energy Consulting for a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant proposal of $149,900. The research will study retrofitting a concentrated solar thermal array to the existing geothermal electrical generation system currently installed at the… read more →