Geothermal Features for April 2011

Geothermal Features Archive

Rising from the ashes – Renewable energy in Iceland Rising from the ashes – Renewable energy in Iceland

Iceland's volcano reminds us the island is full of renewable power. Now the country is stepping up efforts to land energy-intensive industry. It might also export electricity.

When do deep drilling geothermal projects make good economic sense? When do deep drilling geothermal projects make good economic sense?

Deep drilling to exploit geothermal energy involves risks related to engineering, financing and non-discovery. Feasibility studies conducted at an early stage of the project point the way to successful exploitation of geothermal energy. The key task of these studies lies in the systematic disclosure of the risks and opportunities involved in a project,