Geothermal rocks in the age of sustainability

October 26, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

Take a moment to scan some of the news about geothermal energy from October 24, 2017. This is just another day in the life of geothermal and it’s very exciting. Money is pouring into geothermal from all directions on all continents. From this vantage point it looks like geothermal might be the primary option that the marketplace has decided on for generating base load power for this century.


CDB Receives Funding to Support Geothermal Development

Renewable Energy Magazine (press release)

The GeoSmart Initiative was developed by CDB to provide financing to support sustainable geothermal development in five countries—Dominica, …


NZ-Africa Geothermal Facility appoints Manager of program


Mr Melaku is a professional engineer with extensive public and private sector geothermal experience in Africa, South East Asia and New Zealand.


GEA promoting geothermal energy’s grid reliability and system resilience services


In a comment sent to the U.S. Department of Energy, the Geothermal Energy Association is promoting geothermal’s capability to provide grid reliability …


Eastern Caribbean geothermal projects receive $14m EU funding


Geothermal development efforts receive up to $14.3 million in funding from the European Union Caribbean Investment Facility, which will help …


Illinois State Geological Survey receives DOE grant for geothermal study


The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) has received a $720k grant to study the feasibility on a deep direct-use geothermal heating and cooling at …


Zorlu Energy applies for production license for Alasehir II geothermal project


Zorlu Energy has applied for a production license for its 24.9 MW Alasehir II geothermal power project in Manisa, Alasehir, Turkey.

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Miller Environmental Group Installs First Utility Based Community Geothermal System on Long …

Markets Insider

MEG was contracted by National Grid to design and build a cost-effective, renewable clean geothermal heating and cooling complex for a cluster of …


Turkey pushing geothermal spa tourism to reach 1 million tourists per year


The Turkish government is pushing plans to increase tourism in its geothermal spa and health sector, helping to make the country leading in the …


New well added to geothermal heating plant in Simav, Turkey


Last week, the geothermal heating project at Simav in Turkey successfully concluded the drilling for a third well supplying the local district heating …


CDB approves funding to support geothermal development in St. Kitts and Nevis

The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

Bridgetown, Barbados – The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved the use of US$325,500 by CDB for the …

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