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Over 450 geothermal projects under development worldwide helped by emerging markets, says report

More than 450 geothermal projects are now under development, according to new research. Although geothermal power projects typically take many years to develop, the geothermal power industry is rapidly expanding beyond its traditional markets, a report from Pike Research in the US.

US firm Ormat to develop 330MW Indonesia geothermal energy plant

Geothermal energy in Indonesia

US firm Ormat Technologies (Ormat) is to develop a 330MW geothermal energy plant in Indonesia.

France's Alstom to build 25MW geothermal power plant in Mexico

A geothermal power plant

French energy firm Alstom has announced it will construct a 25MW geothermal power plant in Mexico. Alstom has signed the EUR 30m deal with the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to build the geothermal power plant Los Humeros III – Phase A, located in Chignautla, Puebla state.

US firm Ormat to develop 60MW Indonesia geothermal power project

US firm Ormat Technologies has signed a contract to develop a geothermal power project with up to 60MW capacity in Indonesia. Ormat has announced it has signed an agreement for the development of the Hu'u Dompu project on Indonesia's Sumbawa Island.

Brazil and Belgium firms to build world’s first biomass-based butanol plant

Firms in Brazil and Belgium are working together to build a world first biomass plant to produce renewable chemicals.

US firm to build world’s largest energy from waste plant in UK

A US gas and chemical firm will build and operate the world’s largest gasification energy-from-waste (EfW) facility in the UK, it emerged this week. Pennsylvania’s Air Products will construct and manage the Tees Valley plant located near Billingham, Teesside.

Most efficient US geothermal tech enters China through JV

The new WaterFurnace Series 7 rivals Climatemaster’s Trilogy 40 as one of the most advanced and efficient heat pumps in the world.

US-tech to develop Italian firm’s geothermal plant

The tech will be used to construct a geothermal plant

An Italian renewables firm is using US geothermal technology to build a plant in Utah. Italy’s Enel Green Power has selected technology of Nevada firm Ormat technologies to develop its 25 MW Cove Fort geothermal plant in the US. 

Africa firm to build 6MW geothermal power plant in Kenya

The contract will see a 6MW geothermal power plant built in Kenya

An African firm has been awarded a contract to build a geothermal power plant in Kenya. Geothermal Development Company (GDC), owned by the Government of Kenya, has awarded Ormat International Inc. a subsidiary of Ormat Technologies, Inc, its first well head geothermal power plant project.

German engineering firm to build ORC geothermal power plant

Linde plans to tap into geothermal energy in water almost 2.5 miles underground

Linde Engineering is to build its first geothermal plant in Germany. The plant, which will generate 38,640MWh of electricity a year, will generate energy from geothermally-heated water almost 2.5 miles underground.

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