The Resources and Reserves Committee of the International Geothermal Association is issuing a Call for Papers for a Special Issue of the peer reviewed, open access journal 'Geothermal Energy Science' on the topic of 'Estimation and Classification of Geothermal Potential'.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) partners with ThinkGeoEnergy on the data and location of geothermal power plants worldwide of ThinkGeoEnergy's Global Geothermal Power Plant Map to be included in IRENA's Global Atlas.
Ram Power Corp. is in final stages of its strategic re-alignment together with Dundee Securities. It is also in final negotiations on a sale of its Geyser project and announces closure of Reno, Nevada office by May 31, 2014.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announce a funding increase rom $300m to $1bn for co-financing under the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Core) framework agreement for renewable energy projects in Central America and the Caribbean.
Ram Power Corp. reports revenues of $42 million from its San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal power plant in Nicaragua. This represents an increase of 65% over 2012 results, also having significantly increased EBITDA from the plant to $28 million.
A consortium lead by German Rödl & Partner has been contracted to prepare a risk mitigation fund for geothermal development in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. The fund will be established by the Central American Development Bank (CAF) and the German development bank KfW.