Global Geothermal Market Is Growing

Originally published on Green Building Elements. The following GEA release provides solid information about the geothermal market. New GEA Report Details Trends in Global Geothermal Market A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), released [this week] at the organization’s International Geothermal Showcase in Washington, D.C., reveals the international power … [continued]

Perspectives on the Geothermal Energy Association Showcase in DC

The fourth annual GEA International Geothermal Energy Showcase concluded Wednesday, May 23, in Washington DC. The conference featured countries and projects in 6 different regions of the world: Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Turkey, Latin America, the Caribbean, and East Africa. Presentations by corporate and country leaders, for many of the projects, were very similar, but a few had unique challenges. Ultimately, what started out with policy, charts, and graphs ended up with a human face and concerns in Nevis and East Africa. The showcase was well-organized, resulting in a virtually flawless program. […]

Geothermal Sees Steady Growth in 2011

  According to the annual update on the geothermal industry from the Geothermal Energy Association, the U.S. geothermal industry continued in 2011 with steady growth, seeing approximately 91 megawatts installed. The Annual U.S. Geothermal Power Production and Development Report revealed that in 2011 the geothermal industry rose to an installed … [continued]

Geothermal Energy Priorities for 2012

  The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) recently released its policy priorities for the coming year, just after the Energy Information Agency (EIA) projected that geothermal power production would triple in the US by 2035. For a little background, geothermal energy is thermal energy that comes from the earth. Deep below us, the earth is … [continued]

10 Reasons to Support Geothermal Energy

  Geothermal energy certainly doesn’t have the popularity of wind and solar power, but it is another great, cheap, renewable energy option that deserves a lot of support. The Geothermal Energy Agency (GEA) recently released a document on 10 reasons to support geothermal energy [PDF]. The full document includes a lot … [continued]

HUGE Push to Save Renewable Energy Subsidies (Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass, & Hydro)

  Sign the two letters to Congress below to help prolong key renewable energy industry incentives that will continue to create tens of thousands of U.S. jobs! Every renewable energy industry in the country—wind, hydro, solar, geothermal, biomass,…—are working hard right now to get some critical government subsidies continued. … [continued]