Geothermal Energy

With new bill, NY could help finance geothermal energy

Making the move to heat and cool your home or small business with geothermal energy can be costly. A Western New York state Assemblyman is among a …

Energy

For clean air, India needs a policy leap

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that air pollution is one of the biggest public concerns in India today. Its implications are many but just two …

Energy

The answer to Manitoba Hydro increases? Use more electricity, not less

Joanne Seiff proposes a counterintuitive solution to the province's electricity rate woes<p>In our household, we're wondering how to afford the Manitoba …

Energy

SaskPower exploring geothermal power plant in efforts to reach 2030 targets

It would be a first for Saskatchewan and Canada.<p>SaskPower‘s efforts to double renewable electricity generation by 2030 could potentially include …

Energy

Costa Rica Runs on 100% Renewable Energy for 300 Days Straight

Costa Rica continues to impress with its commitment to renewable energy. We've been in awe when year after year, the Central American nation continues to lead by example, building toward its pledge of carbon neutrality by 2021. With just a few weeks left in 2017, they have run over 300 consecutive …

Renewable Energy

Nevada Leads Nation in Per Capita Solar Power, Dems and Republicans Herald Progress

Las Vegas, NV—Realizing that they are sitting on a renewable energy gold mine, public officials in Nevada—the Silver State—have begun celebrating and profiting from their renewable energy resources.<p>Surpassing California, the state is now the nation’s number one producer of both solar and geothermal …

Renewable Energy

A greener way to get lithium?

Sorbent could extract the battery material from geothermal power plant brine

Batteries

Alphabet, Intel and Walmart: Low-carbon products make business sense

Investing in low-carbon technologies can make good business sense, especially if the technology solves multiple problems, say executives at Intel, …

Sustainable Business

Record Breaking Hot Water Usage in November

There has never been more use of hot water in the capital area in November than this year. Mbl reports. The temperature that month was measured as …

Climate Change

Elon Musk's $50 Million Lithium Bet

What you get with a subscription to Energy Advantage<p>There's an energy story no one's telling you. And it's huge.<p>It's about the overwhelming demand …

Energy

Scientists urge the use of geothermal energy

Geothermal power plant. Picture: THINKSTOCK<p>SA may therefore have a realistic chance of developing geothermal energy, but will still need additional …

Business (South Africa)

Tax Reform Losers From Biofuels to Coal to Get Second Chance

Energy lobbyists, who failed to get a range of expired breaks for biofuels to coal-fired power plants into the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill making …

Energy

Sarulla, One of the World's Largest Geothermal Power Projects, Comes Alive with Private Finance

<i>The 330-MW Sarulla Geothermal Power Plant in Indonesia took decades to develop. Backed by a multinational financing effort along with support from</i> …

Energy

We Could Use Old Coal Mines To Debcarbonise Heat - Here's How

Charlotte Adams - Assistant Professor, Durham University<p>Jon Gluyas - Durham University<p>Fossil fuels currently dominate the production of electricity …

Energy

Geothermal

<b>Challenge and Opportunity</b><p>Tapping into pockets of hot water or steam below the Earth’s crust is increasingly being used as an affordable and …

Energy

The world’s first 'negative emissions' plant has begun operation

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, …

Energy

Renewable Power in Southeast Asia: Will the Legal Regime Catch Up with the Opportunities?

Southeast Asia offers rich renewable sector opportunities, recently exemplified by Chevron’s multibillion-dollar sale of its Indonesian and …

Renewable Energy

How Google Is Using Moonshots to Solve Climate Change

Converting seawater to fuel, storing energy in salt, and using robotics to drill geothermal wells. These are all ideas that have gone through …

Energy

Iceland champions the power of geothermal energy for the environment and businesses

As renewable energy is increasingly used around the world, geothermal sources have started to gain ground in the field. A clean energy solution with …

Renewable Energy

Geothermal energy optimism heats up. Plus: Why the NDP needs to remove LNG export obstacles now

Mining and Energy<p>Regardless of whether the BC NDP government decides to finish or cancel Site C dam, proponents of geothermal power are …

Lower Mainland

Progress being made on doubling renewable electricity by 2030: SaskPower

SaskPower says progress is being made on its goal of increasing renewable electricity generation from the current 25 per cent to as much as 50 per …

Renewable Energy

U.S. energy sources and uses: everything you need to know in one lovely chart

One of the interesting side effects of plug-in electric cars turns out to be a greater awareness of energy sources and uses.<p>A 2012 California study, …

Autos

Costa Rica Just Ran 300 Days On 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

Costa Rica may be a small country, but it aims high when it comes to clean energy. Back in 2015, it generated 100 percent of its electricity from …

Renewable Energy

Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade. So far this year, the Central American country has run on 300 days of 100 percent power …

Renewable Energy

The German Town That's Literally Breaking Apart

Tom Scott has ended his tour of America and is back in Europe, finding places with interesting stories to tell us about. The picturesque town of …

Renewable Energy

Ormat Technologies' Electricity Growth Covers for Weaker Product Sales in Q3

Ormat's product business is a feast or famine business that has hit some lean times. Luckily, its growing base of geothermal power installations …

Stocks

PLN has signed contracts for power plants to generate 31,000 MW

State-owned electricity company PLN has so far signed contracts with a number of private companies for the construction of power plants with a …

Renewable Energy

Grid Flexibility For The New Energy World

There are many technologies available today which contributes to grid flexibility, such as constant renewables such as geothermal, utility scale …

Renewable Energy

Ta'an Kwäch'än, Yukon government begin geothermal energy study

Local crews are drilling a deep monitoring well near Takhini Hot Springs in Whitehorse<p>Ta'an Kwäch'än Council, the Da Daghay Development Corporation, …

Energy

California sticks it to Trump and takes the lead on climate change

California Governor Jerry Brown addresses the University of California Summit on Carbon and Climate Neutrality held at the Scripps Institution of …

Renewable Energy