UK Opens its First Geothermal Plant

Set to power homes in Gloucestershire and beyond, a partnership between Ecotricity, and Geothermal Engineering Limited will see the production and sale of geothermal energy in the UK for the first time.

Extreme geothermal activity discovered beneath New Zealand’s Southern Alps

Unusually high temperatures, greater than 100°C, have been found close to Earth’s surface in New Zealand – a phenomenon typically only seen in volcanic areas.

Iceland is drilling into a volcano to generate geothermal energy

Iceland have just drilled 5km into the heart of a volcano to access the immense heat trapped inside. Most of Iceland's current electricity comes from hydroelectric dams with geothermal currently accounting for just 25%.

World Bank gives Indonesia $55.25m to develop geothermal power

The World Bank's board of executive directors has approved $55.25 million in grants to support geothermal energy projects in Indonesia with the aim to facilitate investment in geothermal power generation.

Tanzania looks into geothermal energy

Muhongo noted that neighbouring countries within the east African region including Kenya and Ethiopia are already exploiting geothermal power and has ordered the TGDC to start drilling by June this year, reports Business Week.

36 Countries Launch Global Alliance to Promote Geothermal Energy

Monday marked the official start day for the Global Geothermal Alliance to begin its promotion of geothermal energy within developing economic regions. The

Hawaii inches toward 100% renewable energy; geothermal resources 2.5 to 7 times demand

Releasing a report on the 'Big Island' of Hawai'i's geothermal energy resources, local and state government leaders agreed that the island and island state should aim to rely on local, renewable re...

Italian and Turkish geothermal could replace nuclear across EU

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Geothermal’s popularity rises, global capacity could double by 2020

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