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“It's a very good example of the use of geothermal energy,” said Magnea Gudmundsdottir, director of public relations for Blue Lagoon. “And also, in terms of employment, this last summer we had more than 300 employees, year-round around 250 or 60.”.
USAKTVA CBS 11 News Alaska via Google News
2014-11-26 10:04:03
By REBECCA BLAIR The President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, told Cornellians about Icelandic sustainability practices and the effects of global climate change on Friday as part of the Einaudi Center’s Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series, Grímsson — Iceland’s fifth president
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2014-11-23 23:01:33
Friday, November 7th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Scientists and engineers from around the world are participating in a course at the United Nations University to learn how to use geothermal energy in their own countries from leading Icelandic experts. Anna is among a selected group of scientists from more ...
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2014-11-07 01:22:59
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Alterra Power Corp. is a leading global renewable energy company, operating six power plants totaling 568 MW of generation capacity, including British Columbia's largest run-of-river hydro facility and largest wind farm, two geothermal facilities in Iceland, ...
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2014-10-28 18:55:37
Monday, October 13th, 2014      Leave a Comment
... phase of a major geothermal power project in Ethiopia. The contract, worth up to $8 million, was signed by the African Union and the Icelandic-US private developer Reykjavik Geothermal Limited for drilling the wells at the Corbetti geothermal power project.
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2014-10-13 07:40:22
Monday, October 13th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Earlier this year a grant contract was signed to support the drilling of two wells in the first phase of a major geothermal power project in Ethiopia. The contract, worth up to $8 million, was signed by the African Union and the Icelandic-US private developer ...
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2014-10-13 04:54:23
Saturday, October 4th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A geothermal energy plant in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson. Iceland tops a ranking of the world’s biggest “energy gluttons” at 18,774 kg of oil equivalents per capita, beating big oil and gas producers such as Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago and Kuwait, as oilprice.com was somewhat surprised to discover
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2014-10-04 05:56:03
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014      Leave a Comment
With only 20%-25% of Iceland's available hydro and geothermal energy harnessed, the country's energy potential is vast. The aluminium industry has thus far dominated, but the silicon industry could be the next to come onshore to take advantage of the ...
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2014-10-02 19:06:28
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
You might expect the US and Canada to be home to some of the biggest energy consumers in the world, but Iceland and Luxembourg? Oilprice.com calculated the top 10 countries with the highest energy use per person and the results may surprise.
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2014-10-01 07:20:27
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
At our second Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair, Thorstein Sigfusson from Icelandic New Energy explained Iceland's plan to become the world's first hydrogen economy. We were later contacted by a young man from Chicago who was ...
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2014-10-01 00:04:59
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014      Leave a Comment
REYKJAVIK, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson expressed his hope to strengthen bilateral cooperation on economy, trade, culture, Arctic affairs and renewable energy between Iceland and China Tuesday at new Chinese ambassador's credential presentation ceremony.
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2014-09-30 18:53:52
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A new geyser, spewing clay, has formed near Gunnuhver mud spring in Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland. Police yesterday closed the viewing platform at the geothermal area on Reykjanes as a precautionary measure after piping hot clay started ...
IcelandIcelandReview via Google News
2014-09-17 03:55:56
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014      Leave a Comment
A new geyser, spewing clay, has formed near Gunnuhver in Reykjanes, the mud spring. Police yesterday closed the viewing platform at the geothermal area on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, as a precautionary measure after piping hot clay started ...
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2014-09-17 03:17:37
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Police have closed the viewing platform at Gunnuhver mud pool in a geothermal area on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, as a precautionary measure after piping hot clay started shooting up many meters into the sky and a lot of steam started rising from the area.
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2014-09-16 06:59:03
Friday, September 12th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Dr. Kent Moors writes: Of all the renewable energy sources, geothermal power remains by far the smallest. But that may not prevent it from becoming the next energy “hot potato.” A good example of its potential can be found in Iceland, where the entire country ...
UKThe Market Oracle via Google News
2014-09-12 16:25:25