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Digging Deeper, Why Renewables are Beating Coal and Gas in Some Parts of the World

Jennifer Runyon October 12, 2015 Earlier this month Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) announced findings that the LCOE for wind and solar is now cheaper than coal and gas in Europe. Further the organization said that i...

Geothermal, Biomass in Indonesia to Benefit from $500M Loan Program

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan program that the bank said will boost efforts by the government of Indonesia to scale up renewable energy through price i...

Geothermal Fulfilling 1.1 Percent of 2020 Clean Power Goal for Los Angeles

Jennifer Delony October 1, 2015 Power produced by the recently expanded Don A. Campbell geothermal plant in Mineral County, Nev., now represents 1.1 percent of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) 33 ...

Forest Service to Study Environmental Effects of Geothermal in Salmon-Challis

Renewable Energy World Editors September 30, 2015 The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is planning to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the potential effects of geothermal development in Salmon-Challis National Forest ...

Multinational Bank Financing of Geothermal Exploration Up 11 Percent from 2012

Jennifer Delony September 24, 2015 Financing of geothermal energy exploration by multinational banks has increased 11 percent, up from 6 percent in 2012 to 17 percent in 2015, Pierre Audinet, senior energy economist for Wo...

CEO Gilles: Challenge in Geothermal is to 'Level Playing Field' with Wind, Solar

Jennifer Delony September 23, 2015 The current challenge for the geothermal energy industry is what U.S. Geothermal CEO Dennis Gilles calls “leveling the playing field” with wind and solar. “We’re competing with the wind a...

Top 5 Reasons To Be Optimistic About Geothermal in the US

Jennifer Delony September 21, 2015 Joe Greco, Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) board chairman and Terra-Gen Power senior vice president, outlined the top five reasons to be optimistic about geothermal in the U.S. during...

DOE Releases Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Hawaii

Jennifer Delony September 21, 2015 DOE released a final programmatic environmental impact statement for Hawaii to provide federal, state and county governments as well as the public and developers with a reference document...

The 800 Ways Taxpayer Money Supports Fossil Fuel Industries

Reed Landberg, Bloomberg September 21, 2015 As world leaders converge on New York for a United Nations gathering that’s expected to have a strong emphasis on climate change, the OECD is pointing out 800 ways rich industrial nations...

Six-Month Study to Outline Geothermal Opportunities for 10 BC Communities

Jennifer Delony September 18, 2015 Geoscience BC is launching a six-month study that will provide 10 communities in British Columbia with detailed information about direct-use geothermal energy opportunities, a spokesperso...


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