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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
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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 ...
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2014-09-12 16:25:25
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Geothermal energy has proven to be a reliable, sustainable and eco-friendly means of providing power. It is said to be capable of meeting the world's energy demands, in theory. But can it break our potentially catastrophic dependence on fossil fuels in ...
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2014-09-04 15:47:01
Wednesday, August 27th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Grímsvötn. Photo: Páll Stefánsson Specialists at the Iceland Met are now saying that there is no doubt that the calderas/lows are a visible sign of water melting. Specialist Sigurlaug Hjaltadóttir told RÚV that this could be due to an eruption or very great geothermal activity.
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2014-08-27 19:55:40
Tuesday, July 29th, 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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2014-07-29 18:12:40
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Foreign Minister of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson offered Iceland’s help in mapping Ukraine’s geothermal energy resources to Deputy Head of the Ukrainian National Agency on Ensuring of Efficient Use of Energy Resources (NAER) Vitalii Grygorovskyi in a meeting today.
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2014-07-16 12:38:25
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Silicor Materials, Inc., the lowest cost manufacturer of high-quality solar silicon and a producer of aluminum by-products, announced today that it has selected a site at the port
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2014-07-15 07:30:00
Friday, July 11th, 2014      Leave a Comment
David Dodge EDMONTON, AB, Jul 11, 2014/ Troy Media/ – Geothermal energy isn't just about Iceland, volcanoes, lava and journeys to the centre of the earth. The vast majority of geothermal projects aren't about tapping the fiery, red-hot core of the earth, but ...
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2014-07-11 11:15:31
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014      Leave a Comment
Blue Lagoon with Svartsengi geothermal power plant in the background, Iceland. Credit: Vestman, (c) CC BY 2.0. “Why would you build a power plant so close to such a great spa facility?” This is frequently the first question people ask when visiting Iceland’s Blue Lagoon. This is a valid questi
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2014-07-01 09:34:42
Monday, June 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
A geothermal power plant in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson. Two Icelanders lost consciousness due to exposure to gas at a geothermal project site in the Philippines on Thursday.
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2014-06-23 16:08:27
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Monday, June 23rd, 2014      Leave a Comment
A geothermal power plant in Iceland. Photo: Páll Stefánsson. Two Icelanders lost consciousness due to exposure to gas at a geothermal project site in the Philippines on Thursday.
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2014-06-23 05:53:26
Thursday, June 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
An Icelandic geothermal power producer has been given two extra years to comply with an air quality standard for hydrogen sulphide (H2S) that was meant to apply from July. The original standard, set four years ago, allowed average levels of H2S over 24 ...
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2014-06-19 09:35:03
Thursday, June 19th, 2014      Leave a Comment
Well, the remote island uses geothermal heat for 80 percent of its electricity needs. The active volcanoes provide plenty of hot water for their electricity network to be based on hydro-power almost on its entirety. Furthermore, the cold air of the region makes ...
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2014-06-19 08:37:03
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Friday, June 13th, 2014      Leave a Comment
by Lowana Veal, IPS, Italy- Although most of Iceland already uses renewable energy for its heating and electricity, a handful of places are still reliant on oil. But, at least on Grimsey island in the north, this could change in the future. Grimsey has a population of ...
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2014-06-13 11:23:31
Thursday, June 5th, 2014      Leave a Comment
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 USD, was signed by the African Union (AU) and the Icelandic-US private developer Reykjavik ...
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2014-06-05 01:51:05