Geothermal Energy News

Liu Yuanyuan - July 24, 2014

Geothermal Energy To Become Next New Source of Chinese Renewable Growth

The National Energy Administration of China is developing its 13th five-year plan (2016-2020) for the development and use of geothermal resources, in a move to further boost the development...

Kenneth Bossong - July 21, 2014

Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in First Half of 2014

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower...

Leslie Blodgett - July 17, 2014

US Senate Passes Geothermal Production Expansion Act

On July 9, the Senate took up S.363, The Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2013, and passed it without amendment by unanimous consent. The bill was sponsored by Senators Ron Wyden...

Meg Cichon - July 16, 2014

US Should Learn from Germany’s Renewable Energy…Mistakes?

While Germany is often lauded for its Energiewende, a new report released by Zurich-based Finadvice for the Edison Electric Institute explains the consequences of its transition, which...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 16, 2014

Japan Bank Sets Aside $2 Billion for Clean Energy

Shinsei Bank Ltd., a lender for Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s clean-energy projects in Japan, plans to provide as much as 200 billion yen (US $2 billion) in loans for renewable developments...

US Government Has Big Bucks To Help Jumpstart Renewable Energy Innovation

In an effort to seek out and give financial help to innovative technologies that reduce energy use and encourage the uptake of renewable energy, the U.S. government last week announced...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 01, 2014

Renewables to Receive Lion's Share of $7.7 Trillion in Global Power Funding

Renewable energy may reap as much as two-thirds of the $7.7 trillion in investment forecast for building new power plants by 2030 as declining costs make it more competitive with fossil...

Louis Schwartz - July 01, 2014

A Ray of Clean Energy Sunshine Peeking Through the Beijing Haze

China’s environment is in a deplorable state, a nasty byproduct of the most successful spurt of economic growth in world history. Hardly a month passes without more vivid examples of...

Vladislav Vorotnikov - June 30, 2014

Russia Intends to Develop Renewable Energy in Crimea

Following recent reports that the Ukraine government intends to boost renewable energy in order to decrease its dependence from Russian gas, the government of the Russian Federation...

Bloomberg News Editors - June 27, 2014

US Ex-Im Hangs in Balance as Chief Defends Bank Against Critics

U.S. Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg mounted a defense of the 80-year-old agency as Republicans weigh eliminating the lender they say backs major corporations with political...

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