Geothermal Energy News

David Appleyard - February 25, 2015

European Commission Unveils Draft Energy Strategy

The European Commission has unveiled “A Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy,” which is a key plank in the development of its...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 23, 2015

Harvard’s Star Alumni Urge Week of Fossil Fuel Protests

Actress Natalie Portman, environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and other high-profile Harvard University alumni are calling for demonstrations to urge divestment from fossil fuels...

Tim Miser - February 20, 2015

Renewable Energy Roundtable: Production and Investment Tax Policy to be a Top Priority in 2015

The renewable energy industry has come a long way in relatively little time. The costs of renewable technologies continue to go down, while renewable capacities at many utilities continue...

Meg Cichon - February 18, 2015

Geothermal Outlook 2015: International Market Ripe with Opportunity as US Market Withers

While it is difficult to discuss the geothermal industry in just one-year increments, it seems as though 2015 is set to have some notable developments.

Bloomberg News Editors - February 18, 2015

Geothermal Saves Kenya $24 Million of Fuel Monthly, Says KenGen

New power-generating units at Kenya’s Olkaria I plant are saving East Africa’s biggest economy about 2.2 billion shillings ($24 million) a month on fuel costs, according to the country’s...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 16, 2015

India Renewables Boom Aided by International Funds

India said cheaper credit along with foreign investment will help the world’s third-largest polluter fund an ambitious renewable energy program that would build green power plants faster...

Elizabeth Judd - February 16, 2015

Will Lower Oil Prices Dampen the Mining Industry’s Appetite for Renewables?

For many mining companies, the rallying cry for investigating solar or wind energy options has been that the price of oil and other conventional fuels is too high — and will almost...

Meg Cichon - February 13, 2015

Reports Clash Over Concerns about the US EPA Clean Power Plan

Last year the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed its aggressive Clean Power Plan (CPP), which calls to reduce carbon emissions 30 percent by 2030 over 2005 levels....

Bloomberg News Editors - February 12, 2015

Enel Putting Final Touches on Yieldco for US Renewable Assets

Enel SpA is putting the final touches on a yieldco that would hold its U.S. renewable energy assets, making it the latest power-plant owner to opt for a structure that frees up capital...

Chip Register - February 09, 2015

Former FERC Chief Jon Wellinghoff Speaks Out on Grid Security and Distributed Generation

In a previous article, I had a conversation with former-CIA chief Jim Woolsey to discuss one of America’s greatest national security vulnerabilities, its power grid. The issues that...

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