China's National Energy Administration plans a new policy package and will seek financial support fo facilitate geothermal exploration and utilization in China to fast track development mostly for geothermal district heating.
The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress to take place May 28-30, 2014 in Mexico, will also feature GeoPower Mexico, a geothermal energy focused side event that will bring the industry together to discuss opportunities in the Mexican market.
In a ceremony, Icelandic startup GIRO handed over its heat and pressure measurement tool for high heat borehole work of up to 400 degrees Celsius. The tool was developed in cooperation with the National Power Company of Iceland (Landsvirkjun).
China's cities with geothermal hot springs thrive to become China's Hot Springs Capital to drive tourism, but should also look into the opportunities geothermal offers for district heating in those regions.
Scottish government sets aside an additional $6.6 million for the development of district heating systems, which is supposed to help geothermal and solar heating projects and fighting increasing energy costs to consumers. Total funding for the next two years is around $17 million.
Geothermal Development Company plans start of a new exploration campaign in the North Rift later this year. The company plans to start with the Silali project with four new additional drilling rigs that would fast-track the drilling campaign.
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) invites you to present your latest technical work in geothermal research, exploration, development and utilization at the GRC's 38th Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 1, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, USA.