Geothermal

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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
Nov. 18, 2014, Vancouver – There is more than enough geothermal energy in British Columbia to power the province’s grid, yet none of these sites have been developed, says the chair of the Canadian Geothermal Association. Clean Technica reports. | READ MORE
Oct. 16, 2014, Vancouver – The Vancouver Sun is reporting Canada’s geothermal-energy sector is engaging in a new attempt to get the province on board with its potential as an alternative to B.C. Hydro’s proposed Site C dam. | READ MORE
Oct. 9, 2014, Peterborough, Ont. – Looking for a new rig? Fleming College has a 1988 International S1600 Diesel with Acker AD-II truck-mounted drilling rig up for auction.
July 23, 2014, Edmonton – Deep Earth Energy Production Corp. recently completed the feasibility study for a pilot project that would tap into a hot aquifer near Estevan, Sask., and produce enough electricity to power about 5,000 homes upon completion in 2017. | READ MORE
July 10, 2014, Manitoba – Moving heat from the ground to homes is turning into jobs and lower energy costs in several First Nations communities, reports CBC News. | READ MORE
June 30, 2014, Ottawa – Canada staged an intervention this week over new allegations of U.S. protectionism, with federal officials producing a list of fresh grievances during a meeting at the WTO. | READ MORE
June 26, 2014, Washington, DC – Geothermal energy is an affordable power source, according to a U.S. analysis of several government and private sector reports published in June.
June 18, 2014, Estevan, Sask. – The Deep Earth Energy Production Corporation is entering the proof-of-concept phase for its proposed geothermal production facilities south of Estevan, Sask., now that a $2-million feasibility study is complete, reports the Estevan Mercury. | READ MORE
April 14, Calgary – The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association conference, held March 27, has inspired a B.C. mayor to start a geothermal conference in his town. Valemount mayor Andru McCracken told a local Pints and Politics group he is excited about the potential of geothermal heat. The CanGEA conference was followed by a day-long workshop on the direct use of geothermal heat, led by expert Dr. John Lund. | READ MORE  
March 28, 2014, DC - Representatives from 24 countries will come together with Washington leaders for the GEA International Geothermal Showcase in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 22.|READ MORE
March 13, 2014 – Kitselas First Nation of British Columbia, Enbridge, and a geothermal exploration company have signed a deal that could see a power-producing geothermal plant built in the Mount Layton hot springs area.
Feb. 11, 2014, QC - Bishop's University reports it has saved $500,000 in heating and cooling costs during the first year operating its new geothermal system, writes The Gazette. |READ MORE

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