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Forum to provide update on Earth Source Heat project

. Cornell Chronicle Summary Cornell’s proposal to tap the Earth’s thermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus will be the focus of a virtual community forum, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. The virtual event is open to all members of the Cornell and surrounding communities; registration is required . ...


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UK’s first deep geothermal project signs PPA, looks to future sites

PowerTechnology Summary The UK’s first deep geothermal site, United Downs, has signed a purchase agreement for power and heat produced at the plant. This marks the first sale of geothermal energy in the UK. Operator Geothermal Engineering Ltd has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA)...


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Arctic Green Energy secures $200m in funding for geothermal work in China

Think GeoEnergy Summary Arctic Green Energy, developer and operator of geothermal district heating projects, has announced the successful completion of a US$ 200 million strategic, structured investment by a leading global institutional investor. This funding round is dedicated to the...


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Trans Mountain agrees to buy credits from geothermal project

The Rocky Mountain Goat Summary In November, the Village of Valemount applied for two grants to develop a geothermal district heating system in cooperation with Borealis GeoPower (read our previous story here ). The agreement document between the municipality and the company was...


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Plans for extension of geothermal district heating across several municipalities in Bavaria

Think GeoEnergy Summary New district heating piping is to deliver geothermal heat from the location of the wells in Vaterstetten in the southwest of Munich to Ebersberg and also to supply three other municipalities on the way, according to reporting by local news outlet Merkur . So far...


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Innovative geothermal micro-district concept moves ahead in Massachusetts

Energy News Network Summary Two pilot projects in Massachusetts will attempt to deploy geothermal heating across entire neighborhoods — an innovative model that aims to slash fossil fuel use while providing an economic transition for gas utilities and their workers. “The more we’ve...


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Local college could be first buyer of heat from new geothermal project the Netherlands

Think GeoEnergy Summary Local Deltion College and the municipality of Zwolle sign agreement on a potential connection of the college to a new district heating network fed by a geothermal project in Holtenbroek, Netherlands. The Deltion College and the municipality of Zwolle will...


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A System for Sharing Household Heat Is Growing Beneath France

Reasons to be Cheerful Summary If you live in the United States, your home is likely heated by a boiler or a furnace — a little personal power plant in your basement chugging out heat just for you. There are millions upon millions of these heating units, warming individual dwellings...


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City of Aarhus seeking support of Danish government for geothermal heating project

Think GeoEnergy Summary Last week, the city of Aarhus in Denmark received Dan Jørgensen, the Danish Minister of Energy. His visit was aimed to hear more about the municipality’s geothermal project, which has the ambition to supply green district heating to the people of Aarhus using hot...


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Nearly a quarter of Brits ‘live above unused coal mines with low carbon heat potential’

Energy News Live Summary Almost a quarter of the UK’s population lives above abandoned coal mines that could be used to warm homes and public buildings with low carbon heating. That’s according to the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the Coal Authority, which suggest mines are warmed by...