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.
Alstom is in negotiations on the acquisition of a 30 percent stake in geothermal developer Deltom Jeotermal in Turkey. Under the agreement both companies would partner on the development of geothermal power projects in the country.
Exergy announces the signature of a contract to supply a 24 MW Organic Rankin Cycle power plant to Karadeniz Holding in Turkey. The project will be built in two 12 MW stages at the Umurlu geothermal field near Denizli, Turkey.
Announced today from Ethiopia, the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility has granted funding of $4.25 million to Kenya's Bogoria-Silali geothermal development in Kenya, and about $1 million for studies at geothermal fields of Dofan and Corbetti in Ethiopia.
The Deschutes National Forest Service has opened a comment period on its newly finished environmental assessment of potential geothermal drilling on 11 parcels near the Newberry Volcanic Monument in Oregon, U.S.
Tawau Green Energy, the developer of Malaysia's first geothermal power project, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Auckland in New Zealand. This seals a cooperation to set up a Geothermal Resource Centre at Tawau.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signs a geothermal power supply agreement with Aboitiz Power Corp.'s retail electricity supplier, AdventEnergy. This will power the ADB headquarter by 100% geothermal power from Tiwi, Albay and Maikliing-Banahaw.
Huena Power, one of the companies that bid for a potential 50 MW geothermal power project in Hawaii is now requesting a stakeholder meeting to ensure that geothermal receives the accurate representation in any further energy planning in Hawaii. This includes a re-evaluation of the bad outcome of the geothermal RFP process.