Geothermal News for September 2009

Geothermal News Archive

AltaRock demonstration project on hold due to “geologic anomalies”

AltaRock Energy has ceased drilling at its demonstration project due to “a number of physical difficulties.”

Call for entries: Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy Call for entries: Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy

The organisers of the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy is seeking entries from "inspirational and innovative" local sustainable energy programmes from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Preview: Ernst & Young Global Renewable Energy Awards 2009

Organisers of the prominent global renewable energy awards report that nominations are reflecting the structural changes to clean energy markets…

Masdar Institute aims to lead the way in alternative energy research

Masdar Institute of Science and technology has welcomed its first intake of 92 graduate students, representing 22 different nations.

Petratherm considers geothermal well on Tenerife

Geothermal energy company Petratherm will start work on pinpointing a deep well for geothermal energy on Tenerife in the Canary Islands.

Zayed Future Energy Prize open for renewable energy nominations

The US$2.2 million Zayed Future Energy Prize awarded every year for innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and technologies is open for nominations until 16 October 2009.

Prominent author given key UK climate change role

David MacKay, Professor in the Department of Physics at Cambridge University and author of the influential book ‘Sustainable Energy - without the hot air' has been appointed Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change.