Tag: Geothermal

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

DOE Dedicates Funding for Up to Seven EGS Geothermal Pilot Demonstrations

February 9, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

The Department of Energy has moved to fund up to seven pilot enhanced geothermal system (EGS) projects to demonstrate different geologic settings, a variety of development techniques, and different well orientations. The U.S. agency on Feb. 8 announced up to […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

KenGen to fast track hydroelectric and geothermal deployment

January 9, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced a renewed plan to scale up the deployment of renewable energy by adding 3,000 MW. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Abraham Serem said the company revamped its corporate strategy and rolled […]

News and Policies, World

Mitsubishi Power Will Build New Geothermal for Indonesia

December 5, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Mitsubishi Power is expanding its geothermal infrastructure in Indonesia. The company has received an order from PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), a subsidiary of the state-owned oil and gas group PT Pertamina, for construction of a 55-MW unit at the […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

DOE aims to provide $13 million for community geothermal projects

May 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Heating and cooling represent significant energy needs for American homes and businesses—for instance, more than half of U.S. home energy use is for heating—and contribute to greenhouse gas emissions through the direct use of fossil fuels and electricity use. To […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

‘Lion’s share’ of global power additions in 2021 were renewables

April 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that renewable energy continued to grow and gain momentum in 2021 despite global uncertainties, with global renewable generation capacity reaching 3.064 TW, increasing by 9.1%. Hydropower accounted for the largest […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Jigar Shah to head up U.S. DOE loan programs office

March 8, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Longtime renewable energy expert and founder of Generate Capital, Jigar Shah, has been appointed to head up the Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the US Department of Energy (DOE). According to the website, LPO manages a portfolio comprising more than […]

Energy Consumption, Global

New ‘decade that matters’ report shows shifting attitudes about renewables and climate change

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 1, BayWa r.e. launched its new “Decade That Matters” report, a deep dive into online climate discussions over the past 10 years and what these may tell us about where we are heading over the next 10 years. […]