ORIX Corporation announced that it will commence commercial feasibility study on geothermal power generation business in both Hakodate city in Hokkaido prefecture and Kazamaura village, Shimokita county in Aomori prefecture, Japan.
Toshiba Corp. announced that is has been awarded a major contract to supply 3 x 60-megawatt geothermal steam turbines and generators for the Sarulla geothermal project, which is now under construction in Tapanali Utara in Indonesia's North Sumatra.
Following an expected change in geothermal legislation at the end of this summer in Indonesia, the Bedugul Geothermal Project might take off later on this year but there are no guarantees for the time being.
Kara Dewhurst defends the effectiveness and practicality of social impact assessments (SIA) in the initial stages or geothermal development as a way to ensure success by talking about her company´s operations in Colombia.
Details on how will the expected geothermal project valued in Costa Rica at $958 million US are detailed. JICA, will take the lion's share alongside with the European Investment Bank. Both entities will cover nearly two thirds of the funds needed.
The CEO of Geodynamics Limited, Geoff Ward is interviewed in a local radio program providing updates and detailing the current challenges of developing a geothermal project in Savo Island in the Solomon Islands.