Geothermal News for October 2009

Geothermal News Archive

US government awards US$338 million to accelerate geothermal energy

The US Department of Energy (DoE) will support 123 projects in 39 states, to deploy projects and develop geothermal technology.

European governments’ support boosts geothermal energy market

The increasingly urgent need to curb climate change is proving to be an effective catalyst for the European geothermal energy industry, according to Frost & Sullivan.

US shipments of geothermal heat pumps surge 40%

Shipments of geothermal heat pumps grew more than 40% last year in the US, to 121,243 units.

Renewable energy can reduce 20% of world goal for GHG emissions

Renewable energy could reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 2741 Mt by 2030 under accelerated environmental policies, according to the International Energy Agency.

Record flight for UAV using Protonex fuel cell system

The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has announced that its Ion Tiger unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) recently flew for 23 h and 17 min, setting an unofficial flight endurance record for a fuel cell powered flight. The Ion Tiger UAV utilizes the latest generation of UAV power systems from Massachusetts-based Protonex Technology.

Geothermal Engineering plans commercial scale geothermal power plan in UK

Geothermal Engineering Ltd is planning a hot rock geothermal power plant in Cornwall, UK – possibly the first commercial scale geothermal power plant in the UK.

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