Geothermal Energy News
- Choosing Local (Renewable) Power: One California Community a Leader in Collec...
Community choice aggregation describes a situation where a town can become the bulk buyer of electricity on behalf of its residential and small business customers. Such local aggregations serve about 5 percent of utility customers in Illinois, Ohio, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and California, but it?s Marin Clean Energy in California that stands a
- Google Hangout July 30 at 1:00 PM ET with PennWell Editors to Learn About Our...
- Geothermal Visual: US DOE Announces FORGE Program for EGS Development
- Orix Plans to Build as Many as 15 Small-scale Geothermal Plants in Japan
Orix Corp., a Tokyo-based finance and leasing company, plans to build as many as 15 geothermal power stations in Japan in the next five years.
- As US Clean Energy Goes Mainstream, Leadership Is Focused on States and Cities
Clean Edge?s recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas, while still hampered by inaction and inertia in others. As has been the case in recent years ? even with encouraging national-level initiatives from the Obama administration ? states and cities continue to be where most of the action is.
- Despite Ohio Freeze, Renewable Energy Continues To Be Hot
Last month, Ohio Governor Kasich signed legislation putting a two-year ?freeze? on the state?s proven, successful, and money-saving renewable energy standard. Doing so, he is moving Ohio backward as other states move forward, developing job-creating CO2-neutral/CO2-light, clean renewable energy. This new state law freezes economic growth in a sect
- Geothermal Energy To Become Next New Source of Chinese Renewable Growth
The National Energy Administration of China is developing its 13th five-year plan (2016-2020) for the development and use of geothermal resources, in a move to further boost the development of the sector, according to China Securities Journal.
- How Opposite Energy Policies Turned The Fukushima Disaster Into A Loss For Ja...
Japan thinks of itself as famously poor in energy, but this national identity rests on a semantic confusion. Japan is indeed poor in fossil fuels ? but among all major industrial countries, it?s the richest in renewable energy like sun, wind, and geothermal. For example, Japan has nine times Germany?s renewable energy resources. Yet Japan makes about nine times less of its electricity from renewables (excluding hydropower) than Germany does.
- Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in Fir...
According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower provided 55.7 percent of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity during the first half of 2014 (1,965 MW of the 3,529 MW total installed).
- From the Editor: It's Really All About Renewable Energy Projects
At Renewable Energy World, we understand that while we spend lots of time writing about the policies, technologies and intricacies of financing renewable energy, the only measureable result of all of this effort is steel in the ground (or on the roof?or in the water? as the case may be). The growth of renewable energy is measured through projects
- The Quick Guide To A Green Stock Portfolio
For most people, the best way to build a green or fossil-free portfolio will be to use mutual funds or an investment advisor. The exceptions are those who like to do things for themselves, and understand the significant advantage that saving just a fraction of a percent in annual fees can make to the long term performance of a portfolio.
- US Senate Passes Geothermal Production Expansion Act
On July 9, the Senate took up S.363, The Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2013, and passed it without amendment by unanimous consent. The bill was sponsored by Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and allows for non-competitive leasing on lands adjoining existing geothermal lands in some qualified instances.
- US Should Learn from Germany?s Renewable Energy?Mistakes?
While Germany is often lauded for its Energiewende, a new report released by Zurich-based Finadvice for the Edison Electric Institute explains the consequences of its transition, which include high electricity prices, subsidy debts, grid instability, and costly grid upgrades.