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Geothermal


Geothermal power technologies, projects, potential, risks, and financing. Renewable Top Plant award winners.

Could Geothermal Energy Become the ‘Sexy’ Renewable?

Geothermal is an often-overlooked and even disregarded renewable energy resource. While new wind and solar energy projects garner headlines nearly every day, geothermal is rarely sighted in news feeds. That…



Geothermal Project Powers Airport Expansion

Vancouver International Airport is the largest facility in British Columbia and requires a lot of heating and cooling. Those needs will be increased by a $300 million expansion designed to…


Oil and Gas Field Operations Increasingly Reliant on Renewable Power

More oil and gas companies are ditching diesel and natural gas generation for renewables to power field operations, a new study from IHS Markit suggests. The market research company said…


POWER Digest [June 2020]

SGRE Signs Deal for O&M on Wind Turbines. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a long-term, 20-year contract to provide full-scope operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a 135-MW…


Is Geothermal Power on the Brink of a Boom?

An erupting geothermal geyser showing areas of geothermally altered ground. Photo credit: Sigurdur William Brynjarsson/Geothermal Resources Council After several years of stagnancy, prospects for the geothermal power industry are heating…


THE BIG PICTURE (Infographic): Capital Costs

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) in February 2020 published capital costs and performance characteristic estimates for 25 new electric power generating technologies. These estimates come from global engineering and design…