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  1. Idaho submits plan to protect grouse habitatRead the original story

    Yesterday | Post Register

    The Idaho Department of Lands has put forward a draft plan to protect sage grouse habitat on state endowment land as part an effort to avoid a federal listing of the bird under the Endangered Species Act. The state agency that manages more than 2.4 million acres last week released the 33-page document that's intended to guide activities on the nearly 700,000 acres of state land deemed important habitat for the football-sized bird.

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  2. Owner of Hawaii's only geothermal energy plant sells 40% stake to Canada investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Ormat Technologies, which operates Puna Geothermal Venture on the Big Island, has reached a deal with a Canada company to own about 40 percent of PGV Ormat Technologies Inc. , the owner and operator of Hawaii's only geothermal energy plant, will sell a 40 percent stake in several of its geothermal plants, including Puna Geothermal Venture's facility on the Big Island, to Canada's Northleaf Capital Partners, according to public records. The $175 million transaction, which is expected to close on March 15, includes establishing a new holding company subsidiary called "ORPD LLC" and implies a total transaction value of about $438 million.

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  3. Garamendi Joins Bipartisan Fight for Geothermal Energy RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... conservation efforts. The Geysers, located in Lake and Sonoma counties, are home to the largest grouping of geothermal power plants in the world. In a letter to President Obama, the lawmakers wrote, “We are disappointed that geothermal ...

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  4. ADB focuses on alternative energy developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Today.Az

    Although Azerbaijan remains an energy rich country, it has greatly invested in the alternative energy sector in order to not only diversify its portfolio but also protect the environment. Azerbaijan has said to be determined to promote research in alternative and renewable energies - solar energy, wind energy, thermal energy.

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  5. Kenya, Algeria sign cooperation pact on oil, power cooperation - Friday, 27 February 2015 06:33Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Walta Information Centre

    Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Algeria to promote bilateral cooperation in the fields of oil, gas and power. The agreement was signed by Kenya's Foreign Affairs and International Trade Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed and Algieria's Foreign Minister, Ramtane Lamamr.

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  6. Alterra Power Announces HS Orka's 2014 Annual Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... of HS Orka in , producing 7% of the country's power needs and 11% of the country's heating needs. Installed geothermal power capacity is 174 MW from the Svartsengi and Reykjanes power plants. In addition, HS Orka generates 150 MW of thermal energy ...

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  7. BioEnergy BytesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Domestic Fuel

    ... Integrated Energy Policy Report Scoping Order. GEA highlighted some of the lesser known economic values geothermal power provides to the State of California, which should be considered as the CEC continues its efforts to study how a 50% RPS can be ...

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  8. Future of Bayley Seton site: Revamped community center and plans for a green campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | SILive.com

    The future transformation of the deteriorating Bayley Seton Hospital site is beginning to take shape as the grounds are eyed for a revamped community center and a unique "green" campus. Discussions are underway to turn portions of the property into a Salvation Army community center and the city's first green business campus.

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  9. Algeria: Kenya, Algeria Sign Cooperation Pact On Oil, GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Algeria to promote bilateral cooperation in the field of oil, gas and power. The agreement signed by Foreign Affairs and International Trade CS Amina Mohamed and Ramtane Lamamra seeks to improve and stimulate economic and industrial development in both countries in the field of oil, gas and power.

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  10. Geothermal supplier chosenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KPUA-AM Hilo

    Hawaii Electric Light Company has selected Ormat to provide an additional 25 MW of geothermal energy for Hawaii Island. Company President Jay Ignacio said the parent company of Puna Geothermal Venture was selected based on numerous criteria including attractive pricing, technical design and capability and commitment to resolving all environmental issues submitted during a competitive bid process.

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  11. Hawaii Electric Light to receive more geothermal powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    HILO >> The Big Island's electric utility says it's asked Ormat Technologies to supply it with more geothermal power. Hawaii Electric Light Co.

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  12. KenGen Commissions Geothermal Plant in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Domestic Fuel

    ... in the FCC. As a result, it has led to a decline in the overall cost of power to consumers. The addition of geothermal power has also helped to mitigate dependence on hydro power; in recent months, Kenya has had no rainfall and as a result, there ...

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  13. Alternate source of energy- Future of the WorldRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PR Log

    India is a developing country with huge population. This means that the requirement for energy and energy consumption both are high.

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  14. Nevada company chosen to develop large geothermal project in HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Business Journal

    Ormat Technologies, which operates Puna Geothermal Venture on the Big Island, has been chosen to develop another geothermal project on the island Hawaii Electric Light Co. has selected Nevada-based Ormat Technologies Inc., which operates the 38-megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture plant on the Big Island, to develop an additional 25-megawatts of geothermal energy on the island, the Hawaiian Electric Co.

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  15. PGV wins new geothermal contractRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    Hawaii Electric Light Co. selected Puna Geothermal Venture to provide an additional 25 megawatts of geothermal power, the utility announced Tuesday.

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  16. Duenwald: Earthquakes in the heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Denver Post

    University of Colorado researcher Will Yeck checks seismometers where he is monitoring seismic activity around Greeley on Aug. 14, 2014. Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology.

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  17. Journey to Churchill exhibit showcases geothermal energy systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | My Manitoba.com

    A clean, renewable district geothermal energy system is running well, and will continue to provide heating and cooling to the world-class Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Margaret Redmond, CEO, Assiniboine Park Conservancy announced Tuesday. The system has been installed by the Assiniboine Park Conservancy to provide 100 per cent of the heating and cooling at the Journey to Churchill exhibit.

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  18. Writedown by Mighty River Power puts spotlight on Contact planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of its Chilean assets and the company's investment in California was successful. It has an interest in a geothermal power station and a minority stake in a geothermal development company but in its financial update yesterday reported a $14 million ...

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  19. Journey to Churchill Exhibit Showcases Completed District Geothermal Heating and Cooling SystemRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PressReleasePoint

    A clean, renewable district geothermal energy system is running well, and will continue to provide heating and cooling to the world-class Journey to Churchill Exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell and Margaret Redmond, CEO, Assiniboine Park Conservancy announced today. The system has been installed by the Assiniboine Park Conservancy to provide100 per cent of the heating and cooling at the Journey to Churchill exhibit.

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  20. Why fracking increases earthquake risk in the heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | OregonLive.com

    Not so many years ago, earthquake science was no more relevant to Oklahoma than marine biology. But these days the state is shaking way more often than California, and giving many people there an unwanted crash course in seismology.

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