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  1. Japan extends about 100 million birr for Ethiopia's quality growth - Saturday, 18 April 2015 07:36Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Japanese Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Kazuhiro Suzuki, and State Minister of Finance and Economic Development, H.E. Ato Ahmed Shide, signed the agreement for "the Project for improvement of Axle Load Control on Trunk", for a total amount of one hundred million ETB which is equivalent to approximately USD 5 million. On the same day, as a representative of the implementing agency, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency Ethiopian Office, Mr. Kimiaki Jin signed the Grant Agreement for the above mentioned project with the Minister.

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  2. Governor re-nominates Tim Jones as...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Samoa News

    Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga says Timothy D. Jones Sr. as the director of the Territorial Energy Office can place the territory in a future that will be less reliant on fossil fuel, and Jones is already working on renewable energy for Tutuila and the Manu'a island group. The governor made the argument in his recent letter to Fono leaders re-nominating Jones as TEO director for the next four years.

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  3. UH to start Hualalai geothermal studyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    ... the next 100 years. Researchers want to know if there is energy beneath the volcano that can be tapped for geothermal power. NICOLE LAUTZE - Faculty Institute of Geophysics and Planatology 7:00:40 ROCK IS A GOOD INSULATOR SO HEAT CAN REMAIN THERE ...

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  4. Link between Deaths and Hydrogen Sulfide PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    There are indications that there may be links between hydrogen sulfide coming from geothermal power plants HellisheiA arvirkjun and Nesjavallavirkjun and the number of deaths among older people living in the vicinity of ReykjavA k, according to a PhD project by Ragnhildur FinnbogadA3ttir at the University of Iceland. "There's a statistically significant connection [between air pollution] during the summer months and [deaths of] people 80 years and older.

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  5. GOCE gravity satellite data helps produce tool for geothermal energy developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Gizmag

    The Bouguer anomaly map was used to identify areas where the Earth's crust is particularly , helping to identify potential geothermal energy sites ESA's Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer satellite might have burned up in Earth's atmosphere back in November 2013, but the wealth of data gathered by the probe before its demise is still being utilized to great effect. A team of scientists has used the readings to produce an online tool designed to make it easier than ever to locate potential geothermal energy extraction sites.

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  6. Packing heat: New fluid makes untapped geothermal energy cleanerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Science Daily

    More American homes could be powered by the Earth's natural underground heat with a nontoxic fluid that could cut in half the amount of water needed for a new power generation method called enhanced geothermal systems. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's new geothermal stimulation fluid could make geothermal power production more environmentally friendly and less costly where conventional geothermal doesn't work.

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  7. Planning and Zoning Commission rejects Chauncey Tower rezoningRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Planning And Zoning Commission rejects Chauncey Tower rezoning Hunter 4/17/15 The Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission did not approve a recommendation to the Iowa City Council to rezone the site of the proposed 15 story Chauncey Tower. The commission deadlocked at a 3-3 vote after more than two hours of public comment on the issue.

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  8. Gravity boost to geothermal huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    The hunt for sources of geothermal energy is getting a boost from new observations of the Earth made from space. Information about variations in gravity across the planet could help prospectors find promising locations where sub-surface heat can be exploited to generate electricity.

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  9. Help Send Kathleen to IcelandRead the original story

    Thursday | Beachcomber

    ... arrays to nearly 50 percent. That translates into more electricity per square foot of solar cell. In 2012, geothermal power generated 4.4 percent of total system power in California but could have generated substantially more. Some plants currently ...

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  10. World's Largest Oilfield Services Company to Cut 11,000 More JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The muddied workers from Schlumberger Ltd., wearing a safety hard hat moves drilling pipes near to a rig at the geothermal energy drilling site in Villejuif, France.

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  11. Schlumberger Cutting 2,000 More Jobs As Profit NosedivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forbes.com

    I'm a reporter on Forbes' markets desk, covering markets news, investing and personal finance. Prior to Forbes, I covered savings and credit at Money magazine and have also enjoyed short stints at CNNMoney and digital news start-up Kicker.

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  12. Market drives switch to renewable energy - #peakoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North Denver News

    The global economy is now undergoing a transition from fossil and nuclear energy to clean power from solar, wind, and other renewable sources, according to the latest book from environmental analyst Lester Brown and his colleagues at the Earth Policy Institute . In The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy lays out the rapidly evolving global shift toward cleaner sources of energy, driven by economics, policy, and the hard realities of accelerating climate change.

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  13. Geothermal Power Plant Underway in North IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iceland Review

    The construction of a power plant in geothermal area Azeistareykir in Northeast Iceland will begin in the coming days; Landsvirkjun, the national power company, and contractor LNS Saga signed an agreement on the plant's construction on Monday. "The energy is first and foremost intended to support employment development in Northeast Iceland and especially considering an industrial area at Bakki," explained Landsvirkjun CEO HA rA ur Arnarson to RAsV .

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  14. New fluid makes untapped geothermal energy cleanerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ECNmag

    More American homes could be powered by the earth's natural underground heat with a new, nontoxic and potentially recyclable liquid that is expected to use half as much water as other fluids used to tap into otherwise unreachable geothermal hot spots. The fluid might be a boon to a new approach to geothermal power called enhanced geothermal systems.

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  15. Market Forces Driving "Great Transition" to Clean Energy, Says New BookRead the original story

    Thursday | InvestorIdeas.com

    April 16, 2015 The global economy is now undergoing a transition from fossil and nuclear energy to clean power from solar, wind, and other renewable sources, according to the latest book from environmental analyst Lester Brown and his colleagues at the Earth Policy Institute . In The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy lays out the rapidly evolving global shift toward cleaner sources of energy, driven by economics, policy, and the hard realities of accelerating climate change.

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  16. Project Insight - Power Generation Construction Projects in the...Read the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    ... Generation 3.5. Hydroelectric Power Generation 3.6. Oil Power Generation 3.7. Wind Power Generation 3.8. Geothermal Power Generation 3.9. Biomass Power Generation 3.10. Ocean Power Generation 4. KEY OPERATORS 4.1. Contractors 4.2. Consulting ...

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  17. Alterra Power - An Undervalued Renewable Energy PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Seeking Alpha

    ... an independent portfolio management firm investing in core infrastructure assets. In HS Orka, an Icelandic geothermal power facility, a consortium of pension funds is the Alterra's business partner. At its Texan wind project, Shannon Wind, the ...

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  18. Africa Focus: Sino-Kenya industrial cooperation on right track: expertsRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    ... "China is the leading manufacturer and exporter of solar panels. It has injected capital to help us develop geothermal power in the vast Rift Valley," he said. Kenya has developed a comprehensive national industrial policy that proposes a raft of ...

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  19. St Lucia installs test tower for potential wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  20. Ormat Technologies, Inc. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter 2015 Earnings ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Ormat has 470 employees in the United States and over 600 overseas. Ormat's flexible, modular solutions for geothermal power and REG are ideal for the vast range of resource characteristics. The company has engineered, manufactured and constructed ...

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