Geothermal

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April 20, 2015, Melbourne – The International Renewable Energy Agency and the European Space Agency have created an online tool that consists of a series of new and freely available gravity anomaly maps to gauge geothermal potentials around the world. Renewable Energy Magazine reports. | READ MORE
April 10, 2015, New York – The heat energy generated by the earth’s core can be used for cost efficient, sustainable food production and processing in developing countries, says a new report from the United Nations agricultural agency.
March 20, 2015, Treaty One Territory, Man. – The communities of Peguis First Nation and Fisher River Cree Nation have reached an agreement with Aki Energy and Manitoba Hydro to retrofit community homes to geothermal energy and create local jobs for community people.
March 16, 2015, Atlanta – New research suggests that using geothermal heat pumps is the best solution when it comes to the energy performance of heating and cooling systems, Sourceable reports. | READ MORE New research suggests that using geothermal heat pumps (GHP) is the best solution when it comes to the energy performance of heating and cooling systems. - See more at: http://sourceable.net/new-research-geothermal-outperforms-vrf/#sthash.jLRg0vDU.dpuf New research suggests that using geothermal heat pumps (GHP) is the best solution when it comes to the energy performance of heating and cooling systems. - See more at: http://sourceable.net/new-research-geothermal-outperforms-vrf/#sthash.jLRg0vDU.dpuf New research suggests that using geothermal heat pumps (GHP) is the best solution when it comes to the energy performance of heating and cooling systems. - See more at: http://sourceable.net/new-research-geothermal-outperforms-vrf/#sthash.jLRg0vDU.dpuf
March 10, 2015, Whitehorse, Yukon – The Yukon government will work with the Yukon Geological Survey and the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association to develop maps and reports that will identify sources of renewable energy.
March 4, 2015, Mānoa, Hawaii – The Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology at the University of Hawaiʻi has launched a website that consolidates existing information and new data related to these natural resources. The University of Hawai'i reports. | READ MORE
Feb. 26, 2015, Winnipeg – The Assiniboine Park Zoo has installed a geothermal energy system heating and cooling several facilities on its grounds, The Winnipeg Sun reports. | READ MORE
Feb. 9, 2015, Victoria – Feb. 9, 2015, Victoria – Without adjusting for other significant benefits such as reduced transmission costs and increased permanent jobs, the geothermal unit energy cost of $56-$73/MWh compares positively to the updated Site C cost to ratepayers of $58-$61/MWh, says a Canadian Geothermal Energy Association report.
Jan. 29, 2015, Whitehorse, Yukon – The federal government is providing nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the second phase of a study that will assess the potential of geothermal energy development in the Ross River area by the Dena Nezziddi Development Corporation.
Jan. 28, 2015, Stanford, CA– Jay Nathwani, acting director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office, was to discuss plans to accelerate development of geothermal energy at the Stanford Geothermal Workshop.
It’s been over two years since Ontario regulation 98/12 came into effect, changing the province’s geothermal industry forever. The hastily prepared regulation was in response to an Oakville contractor striking a significant amount of pressurized natural gas while drilling a borehole for a vertical geothermal heating system back in April 2012.
Jan. 2, 2015, Washington – U.S. and global geothermal markets are expected to grow in 2015, according to the Geothermal Energy Association. The U.S. is expected to make forward progress while global markets are expected to see stronger growth with continued expansion, reports DomesticFuel.com. | READ MORE
 
A drilling company demonstrates the basics of geothermal drilling technology.
Dec. 16, 2014, Valemount, B.C.– Geoscience BC will be gathering existing geothermal data on Valemount and other areas of B.C. to help identify sites with economically feasible potential for geothermal direct use and potentially start a consortium to drill test holes. | READ MORE
Dec. 3, 2014, Vancouver – The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association has sent an email to both Premier Christy Clark and Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett in regard to a comment made by the minister that the association says relays “inaccurate information.” EnergeticCity.ca reports. | READ MORE

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