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National Grid's Clean Energy Commitment to Worcester, Massachusetts and Beyond

Telegram Gazette Summary As elected officials continue crafting the next generation of Massachusetts climate policies, National Grid’s employees have been preparing for and delivering on a clean energy future that’s fair and affordable for all. Climate change remains one of the greatest...

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Leapfrogging gas: how geothermal could help eastern EU countries ditch fossil fuels

Euractiv Summary Geothermal energy could help central and eastern Europe break away from coal and gas, but it needs a quicker uptake and government backing to help meet renewable energy targets, advocates say. Countries like Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Romania and Croatia sit over the...

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The importance of geothermal energy for Chile’s energy mix of the future

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary In a wider interview on renewable energy for the development of Chile, Dr. Diego Morata , director of the Center of Excellence for Geothermal in the Andes (CEGA) discusses Chile’s energy agenda, including clean energy, the award of the ITL, and the work they are doing...

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Ohio geologists study potential for geothermal in abandoned coal mines

Energy News Network Summary Geologists at Ohio University are exploring the potential to turn abandoned coal mines into sources of carbon-free heating and cooling. Ohio is home to thousands of abandoned coal mines, which have become both public safety and environmental hazards as they ...

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World’s deepest geothermal well – geothermal heating ambitions in Finland

Think GeoEnergy Summary The country’s Minister for Green Environment, Krista Mikkonen describes the situation rather clearly: “We know today that climate change is a reality in Finland, that this part of the world has already warmed up by two degrees Celsius.” The effects of this can...

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IDEA Invites You to Attend CampusEnergy2021

With CampusEnergy2021 taking place online on February 16-18, IDEA's President & CEO has a brief message about this year's truly unique program and why you should take part in it. View the technical program and speakers now, and register now for the biggest online event for the...

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Digging for heat: UAE's Tabreed, Masdar join hands for region's first geothermal project

Zawya Summary National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) is set to test the region’s first geothermal technology in partnership with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), as the two companies expand collaboration efforts. The two geothermal wells, located at Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, will...

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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...