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Iceland Drilling, GeoDrill project – advancing geothermal tech

Think GeoEnergy Summary Funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the European GeoDrill project aims to develop “holistic” drilling technologies that have the potential to drastically reduce the cost of drilling to large depths (5km or more) and...


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Romania’s Oradea city starts tender for geothermal district heating

Balkan Green Energy News Summary District heating company Termoficare Oradea is looking for contractors for the utilization of geothermal energy in Oradea in northwest Romania. The project is valued at EUR 18.8 million. Heat pumps will be installed for the production of heating and hot...


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Railside development delves deep into geothermal energy

Toronto Star Summary The landscape of The Forks is set to change dramatically in the coming years, as parking lots between the CityTV building and Shaw Park are converted from pavement slabs into an expansive, mixed-use neighbourhood. On Wednesday, work began on the most essential of...


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Geothermal heat for Malmö/ Sweden from a depth of 7,000m

Think GeoEnergy Summary On the way to a metropolis without emissions – so the goal of the city of Malmö in Sweden that should be achieved by 2030 at the latest by tapping the underground. Deep geothermal energy is to be fed into the district heating network. The system that the German energy...


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Why unconventional resources are key to expanding geothermal energy use

Horizon Summary The smouldering heat generated during the formation of our planet and the continuous decay of radioactive material lies trapped within the Earth’s crust, just waiting to be tapped to satisfy humanity’s insatiable demand for heat and electricity. It...


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Gas from geothermal production to fuel power generation

Think GeoEnergy Summary Horticulturalists have a demand for heat that geothermal energy provides in a sustainable manner. At the same time, a geothermal energy project has an electricity demand. In order to implement this in a sustainable way, Aardwarmte Vogelaer (Geothermal Vogelaer)...


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DOE Announces $12 Million to Advance Geothermal Energy Technologies

Energy.gov Summary The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $12 million for technologies that can make geothermal systems more efficient for clean, renewable energy production. This funding will help scientists and engineers unlock the full potential of geothermal power to...


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Department of Energy Selects West Virginia University and Sandia National Laboratories to Receive up to $15 Million for Geothermal Energy Research

Energy.gov Summary The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $15 million for the research and development (R&D) of innovative subsurface geothermal technologies. Together, the two projects—selected under the FY 2020 Geothermal Technologies Office’s (GTO) Hydrothermal...


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Oradea municipality aims to use more geothermal energy for district heating

Romania-Insider.com Summary The municipality of Oradea seeks a contractor to design and build a system that would better use the city's geothermal potential, particularly of the well already existing in the region of the future polyvalent hall in the western part of the city - possibly...


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A Recovery for All of Us: Mayor de Blasio Announces Path to Provide Geothermal Utility Service

NYC Summary To accelerate the transition from fossil fuel energy sources to a city that runs on clean energy technologies, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced several critical steps the City will take to advance the implementation and integration of district geothermal systems. Geothermal...