Tag Archives: Geothermal

India finally gets going on GeoThermal

Draft-National-Policy-on-Geothermal-Energy The vision of the geothermal policy is to make a substantial contribution to India’s long-term energy supply and reduce our national greenhouse gas emissions by developing a sustainable, safe, secure, socially and environmentally responsible geothermal energy industry, apart from creating new employment … Continue reading

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Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress of Renewable Energy in 2014-15 (During the month of December)

Physical Progress (Achievements) Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Programme/ Scheme wise Physical Progress in 2014-15 (During the month of December) Sector FY- 2014-15 Cumulative Achievements Target  Achievement (as on 31.12.2014) I.   GRID-INTERACTIVE POWER (CAPACITIES IN MW) Wind Power 2000.00 … Continue reading

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RENEWABLES 2014 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT – Key Figures

  The newly released Renewables 2014 Global Status Report is now available. Find out what made 2013 another record year for renewables. Read about: > expansion of supporting policies in developing economies > additions to electricity generating capacity > progress … Continue reading

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Centre to set up first geothermal power project in Ladakh: Farooq Abdullah

As part of promoting non-conventional energy, the government is setting up its first geothermal power project in Ladakh, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said today. “We are working on that. Our first project on geothermal with … Continue reading

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Iceland now produces 100% electricity from renewables

Iceland: A 100% renewables example in the modern era Iceland’s famous for its breathtaking scenery, its geysers, its Blue Lagoon–and for sitting astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Among energy wonks, Iceland is also well known for using its abundant renewable energy, … Continue reading

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Generating power from geothermal induced CO2

In August 2012, two nondescript shipping containers will be installed in a field in Cranfield, Mississippi. They’ll house turbines designed to generate electricity in a way that’s never been done before. If initial tests go well, the technology could lead … Continue reading

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India’s transmission and distribution utilities – It’s time to transform

The need for power has seen tremendous growth in the last decade riding on the prosperity that various export oriented sectors, have heralded, in India. This economic growth has increased living standards for the common man who now demands more than just roti (food), … Continue reading

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