More Geothermal Power News

U.S. Geothermal purchases 62-MW project for $6.4mn

04/07/2014

U.S. Geothermal (NYSE: HTM) signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Ram Power Corp.’s 62-MW Geysers project for $6.4 million in cash.

Solar thermo plant to be built alongside geothermal plant in Nevada

04/01/2014

Enel Green Power started work on a solar power plant that will operate alongside a geothermal power plant in Nevada.

California ISO breaks solar record

03/11/2014

Solar power production in California broke a new record on March 8 when the state’s ISO recorded a peak of 4,093-MW.

DOE funding geothermal energy cost-cutting research

02/14/2014

The U.S. Energy Department just announced $3 million for the research and development of low-to-moderate-temperature geothermal energy resources and support a domestic supply of critical materials.

Mitsubishi-Hitachi thermal power unit begins operations

02/04/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), a thermal power joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Hitachi, officially commenced business operations on Feb. 1.

Energy Department to invest $3mn to locate geothermal resources

01/31/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy will invest $3 million to spur geothermal energy development using play fairway analysis.

Geothermal power plant begins operations in Nevada

01/23/2014

Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) completed the scope of work to bring online the 6 MW Mammoth G1 geothermal power plant in California.

International Geothermal Market Set for Development Boom

01/20/2014

What's the next big opportunity for geothermal?

Geothermal energy joint venture completed

01/16/2014

Alterra Power Corp. (TSX:AXY) completed a joint venture with Philippines-based Energy Development Corp. (EDC) that covers the rest of Alterra’s geothermal assets in Peru.

Enel Green Power begins operations at Utah geothermal power plant

11/27/2013

Enel Green Power has completed its 25-MW Cove Fort geothermal power plant in Utah.

International Geothermal Market Set for Development Boom but Challenges Remain

11/13/2013

What’s the next big opportunity for geothermal? According to panelists at Wednesday’s Renewable Energy World international geothermal session, it’s emerging markets. Kicking off the two-hour discussion, special guest Agnes Dasewicz of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) explained the Power Africa initiative, which launched in June 2013.

NREL: Wind, solar energy wont need federal help by 2025

08/28/2013

A study from the U.S. Department of Energy and conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) says that wind and solar power generation could become cost-competitive without federal subsidies by 2025.

Alterra purchases Ontario solar power project

08/26/2013

Alterra Power Group has completed the purchase of the 50 MW ABW Solar project in Ontario in partnership with GE Financial Services.

Geothermal heat pump market to triple by 2020

07/30/2013

After a two-year slump due to the global economic downturn, Navigant Research predicts that the geothermal heat pump market (GHP) will nearly triple to $17.2 billion by 2020, which is a “slow but steady growth” for the industry.

Oregon geothermal power plant nears completion

07/02/2013

A certificate of substantial completion was received for the 22 MW Neal Hot Springs geothermal energy project in Oregon.

Renewable sources to power more worldwide than gas, nuclear

06/26/2013

Power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from natural gas and nuclear by 2016.

Geothermal projects in Chile, Peru in the works

06/20/2013

Canada-based Alterra Power Corp. and the EDC has issued notice to proceed for the development of Alterra’s 320 MW Mariposa geothermal project in Chile and the Crucero, Loriscota and Tutupaca Norte concessions in Peru.

Companies awarded $7bn contracts for geothermal developments

06/11/2013

ECC Renewables will compete with other companies to develop, build, finance, own and operate geothermal power projects on U.S. Department of Defense installations throughout the U.S.

N. America leads world in number of geothermal projects in development

06/07/2013

North America and Asia Pacific lead the world in terms of geothermal projects in the final stages of development.

DOE issues geothermal project development roadmap

06/05/2013

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) issued a Geothermal Regulatory Roadmap to help developers meet regulatory requirements in order to deploy geothermal projects.