Policies, regulations and incentives play an important role in helping to foster geothermal development. How crucial they really have been in the past 14 years was content of a recent presentation I gave and talk about in this article.
In a recent interview, Anthony Hinde, Marketing and Sales Director at Exergy, talks about his views on the turbine market for binary solutions of his company Exergy and specifically on the opportunities in Turkey.
Over 500 jobs have been created in startups surrounding the geothermal activities of HS Orka on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. These include jobs in cosmetics, spa operations to greenhouses, fish farming and drying.
The 11th International Geothermal Conference (IGC) will take place this year in conjunction with the GeoTHERM Geothermal Energy Expo in Offenburg, Germany March 4-5, 2015. Featured will also be an Upper Rhine Forum and Field Trip.
The Geothermal Development Facility (GDF) was launched during an event at UNFCCC COP 20. This video by IISD Reporting Services highlights key components of the facility including the Mitigation Risk Fund and the Technical Assistance Forum.