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3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

St Lucia, New Zealand sign geothermal support partnership agreement

Murray McCully , New Zealand's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr James Fletcher, St Lucia's Minister for Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology APIA, Samoa -- Dr James Fletcher, minister for sustainable development, energy, science and technology, signed a geothermal support partnership framework agreement on behalf of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Samoa, Oceania, World News

5 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Geothermal energy bill gets cold shoulder

California lawmakers abandoned proposed legislation -- ending their session Sunday without a vote -- that would have ordered the state's major investor-owned utilities to buy more electricity from power plants that harness underground heat from deep within the earth's crust.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Coachella, CA

6 hrs ago | Switched

Scientists Use E.coli To Generate Renewable Propane

British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine and say the finding is a step to commercial production of a fuel that could one day be an alternative to fossil fuel reserves.

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Related Topix: Europe, Finland, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

22 hrs ago | Bloomberg

A Mile Below Paris Drillers Hit Hot Pools to Warm Houses

Balconies sit outside an apartment block as a drilling rig stands beyond at a geothermal energy extraction site operated by Semhach SA in Villejuif.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bajan Reporter

"Geothermal Energy in the Caribbean: What does the Bridgetown...

At a time when the world is experiencing an energy crisis, the process of rising heat from the earth as a stimulant to economic growth becomes very beneficial to many Caribbean nations.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Caribbean News Now!

OAS to continue to assist Nevis in geothermal development

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Minister responsible for natural resources on Nevis, Alexis Jeffers, expressed appreciation to the Organization of American States for its continued efforts in the area of geothermal development.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. Inc. (4182) - ...

Inc. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" from GlobalData, now available Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Agriculture, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Japan,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Ormat Completes Financing for McGinness Hills Phase 2

Ormat Technologies, Inc. today announced that its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, OFC 2 LLC, and its project subsidiaries , have signed a $140 million loan to finance the construction of the McGinness Hills Phase 2 project in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Ormat Technologies, Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Solar voltaic energy production nearly doubles in U.S. in 2014

Here's some good news that may brighten up your day: US electrical generation from renewables hits 14.3%.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Wind Power

Ghanamma.com

Coal Power Plant Establishment Is Another 'Devil' To Ghana

Growing concern about Ghana's consistent power crisis and rising energy prices has sparked a rush to build a new coal power plant.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science, Agriculture

Walta Information Centre

Japan to provide loan for geothermal power, other projects: Ambassador

According to Ambassador Markos Tekle, Ethiopia's Ambassador to Japan, the Japanese government used to largely extend aid to Ethiopia in the forms of assistance and technical support.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Nicaraguan ambassador promotes renewable energy in Washington

By Peter Tase Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA -- On August 14, 2014, the first international programs round table series of the American Council on Renewable Energy was held, which focused on "Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean: Policy Reform and Market Growth in Mexico and Central America."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Renewable Energy Group, Daniel Ortega, Wind Power

InvestorIdeas.com

Geothermal Power Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

August 27, 2014 In 2013, world geothermal electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Financial Markets, Wind Power, Solar Energy

Inhabitat

The Sustainable Sesseljuhus is the Heart of Iceland's Solheimar Ecovillage

The Solheimar ecovillage that I visited while on holiday in Iceland was full of interesting takes on environmentally conscious architecture.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Legal barrier to geothermal development in Indonesia removed

Indonesia's House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the new Geothermal Law, eliminating the legal barrier for the development of the country's geothermal resources, which are among the largest in the world.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lawmakers Take Up Underground Energy Mandate Geothermal Vote Could Be Costly

California lawmakers may decide this week whether San Diego County utility customers must underwrite a new fleet of geothermal power plants.

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Related Topix: California, San Diego County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, San Diego Gas and Electric, Coachella, CA, San Diego, CA

Benzinga

4 Companies That Could Benefit From Boosted Interest In Geothermal Power

While investors have been focused on alternative energy sources such as wind , water and solar power , there's another renewable source that's been relatively ignored.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, Calpine

Seeking Alpha

Geothermal Power Producers - Lowest Levelized Cost, Base Load Compatible And A 100-Year History

I was researching fuel costs for power generation when I stumbled on a most interesting report by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

JD Supra

Renewable Energy Update -- August 2014 #4

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays: "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alameda County, CA

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