Nevada Mine Gets Power From Low Temp Geothermal

Nevada Mine Gets Power From Low Temp Geothermal

ElectraTherm’s 4100C Green Machine is generating power at the Florida Canyon Mine in Imlay, Nev., using low-temperature (170-240°F/77- 116°C) geothermal brine. Representatives from the Department of Energy were on hand for the commissioning of the Green Machine to observe the demonstration of creating power from … Read more…

Navy Trial: Generating Electricity from Low-Grade Waste Heat

Navy Trial: Generating Electricity from Low-Grade Waste Heat

Southern Research Institute has finalized plans to demonstrate an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) generator at the US Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Division in Port Hueneme, Calif., which could potentially produce up to 624 gross megawatt hours of electricity … Read more…

US Added 147.05 MW Geothermal Capacity in 2012

US Added 147.05 MW Geothermal Capacity in 2012

Seven new geothermal projects and additions came online in three states in 2012, totaling 147.05 MW of gross capacity, according to the Geothermal Energy Association.

This represents the US’ second highest increase in geothermal power capacity over a calendar year since the production tax credit (PTC) was extended to geothermal in 2005, and a 5 percent percent increase over 2011 year-end data, the trade organization says.

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