Updated map of geothermal electricity generation in US – ThinkGeoEnergy

ThinkGeoEnergyUpdated map of geothermal electricity generation in USThinkGeoEnergyGenerally, geothermal electricity generation requires water or steam that generates high temperatures of 300° to 700°F (150° to 370° C). Geothermal power plants are generally built where geothermal reservoirs are located, within a mile or two (1.5 to 3 …

Kenya driving development with GEG geothermal wellhead plants – ThinkGeoEnergy

ThinkGeoEnergyKenya driving development with GEG geothermal wellhead plantsThinkGeoEnergyDuring a special ceremony signifying the completion of the 15th geothermal wellhead power plant, President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled a plaque commemorating the occasion and emphasized the importance of private sector investment for Kenya’s geothermal …

Belarus’ 24-MW Polotskaya hydroelectric plant commissioned – HydroWorld

HydroWorldBelarus’ 24-MW Polotskaya hydroelectric plant commissionedHydroWorldBelarusian utility RUP Vitebskenergo has commissioned its 24-MW Polotskaya hydropower project, located on the West Dvina River in the country’s northern region. The plant was outfitted by manufacturer Mavel, a.s., which supplied five Kaplan turbines, …

UK biomass power sets new quarterly record – Biomass Magazine

Biomass MagazineUK biomass power sets new quarterly recordBiomass MagazineIn the U.K., the latest Electrical Insights Report, produced by researchers at Imperial College London in collaboration with Drax, shows biomass generation hit a new high of 4.4 …

City reviews biomass blunders, delays vote on RTS name change – Gainesville Sun

Gainesville SunCity reviews biomass blunders, delays vote on RTS name changeGainesville SunGainesville leaders Thursday heard more than two hours’ worth of analysis that detailed how previous city officials blundered the original multibillion dollar biomass plant contract and the risks of purchasing the facility. City Commissioners also …

PG&E solar power program lowers cost of entry – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerPG&E solar power program lowers cost of entryElectric Light & PowerPacific Gas and Electric Co. announced the cost to participate in its 100 percent solar energy program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and by nearly 50 percent for some business customers. This cost reduction in the company’s Solar …Mercedes-Benz and Vivint Solar partner to compete with Tesla in home energyCNBCMercedes-Benz partners with Vivint to sell solar energy storageAutoblog (blog)Mercedes-Benz partners with Vivint Solar on US solar-plus-storageEnergy Storage NewsStreetInsider.com -Daily Herald -Security Sales & Integration -Mercedes-Benzall 70 news articles »

Elon Musk’s Solar Roofs Have Some Serious (and Seriously Cheap) Competition – Inc.com

Inc.comElon Musk’s Solar Roofs Have Some Serious (and Seriously Cheap) CompetitionInc.comElon Musk’s Solar Roofs Have Some Serious (and Seriously Cheap) Competition. A team of researchers in Australia has created a solution that could make solar energy far more accessible. By Kevin J. Ryan. Kevin J. Ryan is a staff writer for Inc. He has …Printed Solar Tiles Are Thinner, Cheaper, and Easier to UseFuturismThis new technology could make solar panels significantly cheaper and more available for those in needThe Daily Dotall 4 news articles »

Solar power glass processed at commercial window fabricator – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerSolar power glass processed at commercial window fabricatorElectric Light & PowerSolarWindow Technologies’ transparent solar power-generating glass has been processed through the autoclave system for window glass lamination at a commercial window fabricator. Layered with SolarWindow electricity-generating liquid coatings, glass …and more »

The World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in England – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewThe World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in EnglandMIT Technology ReviewThe engineers responsible for maintaining the hardware at the Burbo Bank wind farm, off the northwest coast of England, will need a head for heights. Standing 195 meters tall, these are the tallest wind turbines in commercial use on the planet.Offshore Wind Farms On The Horizon South Of VineyardCapeNews.netOffshore wind turbines market could hit $58.7 billion by 2025 says Transparency Market ResearchWindpower Engineering (press release)Offshore wind won a German power auction without needing any subsidiesThinkProgressProfessional Engineering (subscription) -Renewables Now (subscription) -Your Subsea News (press release)all 21 news articles »

Private Company to Build First Geothermal Power Plant in Malaysia – Prensa Latina

Prensa LatinaPrivate Company to Build First Geothermal Power Plant in MalaysiaPrensa LatinaKuala Lumpur, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Maximus Johnity Ongkili, said today that Malaysia”s first geothermal power plant will be built by Tawau Green Technology Sdn Bhd, without financial cost to the …

Republican Defends Wind Power from Rick Perry – The American Interest

SFGateRepublican Defends Wind Power from Rick PerryThe American InterestA month ago, Energy Secretary Rick Perry unveiled a review studying the ways in which intermittent renewables are affecting grid stability. Immediately Democrats jumped on it as an example of the Trump administration going after clean energy. Now …California grid sets record, with 67% of power from renewablesSFGateIowa senator slams energy chief for grid study undermining wind energyReutersRepublican senator criticizes energy secretary’s grid reliability studyThinkProgressThe Hill -Roll Call -Financial Times -Axiosall 94 news articles »

Dal AC biomass heating plant upgraded – Truro Daily News

Truro Daily NewsDal AC biomass heating plant upgradedTruro Daily NewsBIBLE HILL, N.S. – Dalhousie University is spending $24 million to install a new biomass furnace that will also generate electricity at the Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill. Advertis…

California grid sets record, with 67% of power from renewables – SFGate

SFGateCalifornia grid sets record, with 67% of power from renewablesSFGateThe torrents of rain that fell in the state have filled hydroelectric dams to levels not seen in decades. Up to 21 percent of the state’s total electricity output could come from hydroelectricity this year, according estimates from the California …and more »

Biomass deal hits ratepayers – New Hampshire Business Review

New Hampshire Business ReviewBiomass deal hits ratepayersNew Hampshire Business ReviewIt is “probable” that sometime in 2019 customers who buy their electricity from Eversource will have paid $100 million more than necessary since 2014 because the energy came from the Berlin biomass plant instead of the open market. That’s according to …

Trump’s budget expected to massively slash research on renewable energy — and ‘clean coal’ – Washington Post

Washington PostTrump’s budget expected to massively slash research on renewable energy — and ‘clean coal’Washington PostThe Trump administration is expected to propose massive cuts to federal government research on wind and solar energy next week, according to current and former Energy Department officials familiar with budget discussions. The department’s Office of …As Solar Energy Price Falls, Indian Manufacturers Lose to ChinaEnergyInfraPostProductive Energy Workers Are In Coal And Natural Gas, Not SolarCanada Free PressIs solar energy the answer to Goa’s power problems?OheraldSolar Industry -InsideClimate News -Axios -Senate.govall 94 news articles »

Turkey set to become leader in geothermal energy, leads in global development – Daily Sabah

Daily SabahTurkey set to become leader in geothermal energy, leads in global developmentDaily SabahAlthough global geothermal energy is experiencing continuous growth in installed power generation capacity, Turkey is the trailblazer in this sector’s development, according to ThinkGeoEnergy on Thursday. Turkey, with the addition of over 800 megawatts …and more »