BBC News last week published the research project of a team of geologists who are drilling the heart of a volcano in Iceland convinced that in a couple weeks they will reach the five kilometers of depth, where they expect to find “supercritical steam”, which they are confident can produce up to 10 times more […]
Catalonia with 10,885 kW is the autonomous community with the highest total installed geothermal power. Most of these sites are located in the province of Barcelona, with 7,131.8, according to IDAE’s technical study ‘Evaluation of geothermal energy potential. Technical Study PER 2011-2020″.
International experts have showcased yesterday some of the most important European projects in geothermal and sewage, tunnels and other urban infrastructure energy utilization at the First International Congress of Madrid Subterra.
The company Cardial Recursos Alternativos has designed a project to provide air conditioning to up to 3.ooo hectares of greenhouses using geothermal energy from a reservoir of hot water in Nijar, Almeria.
China hopes to raise more than three times geothermal energy consumption by 2020, to 72.1 million tons of coal equivalent. For that year, geothermal energy could constitute about 1.5 percent of total energy consumption in the country.
During the Second Spanish-German Day on Geothermal Energy recently held in Madrid, Carlos López Jimeno, Director General of Industry, Energy and Mines of the Madrid Community, highlighted the increase in the number of facilities in the region from 19 to nearly 500 between 2008 and 2016, which translates into about 17,000 kilowatts of installed power.
It is the first building in Europe that has achieved the LEED PLATINUM certification. Promoted by the Cooperative Arroyo Bodonal SCM the condominium comprises 80 houses and 8 geothermal heat pumps from the company Vaillant installed in cascade for the air conditioning of the building.
Do you know that the payback period of a geothermal installation is very short? Do you know that it is one of the most self-sufficient, profitable and efficient solutions? Do you know that its installation is not too complex? Vaillant, a leader in the field of air conditioning, claims that the lack of dissemination of geothermal technology causes myths and misconceptions among users and professionals.
Enel Green Power has decided to make its first move into the German renewable energy market with the purchase of 78% shares of Erdwärme Oberland GmbH (EO), a company dedicated to the development of geothermal projects in the region of Bavaria.