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Larderello Showcasing Geothermal History

The Geothermal Museum in Larderello offers people a look at the history and science behind geothermal power, as well as the industry and popular culture that has sprung from it. The museum, which was inaugurated by Enel Green Power in October, is a tourist destination for the thousands of visitors who arrive in Tuscany to discover a heritage that spans the centuries. Geothermal power in Tuscany has a history that goes back thousands of yea...

Geothermal Energy - Jul 22, 2014

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Taking the Temperature of Deep Geothermal Reservoirs

A lot can happen to water as it rises to the surface from deep underground. It can mix with groundwater, for example. This makes it difficult for scientists to estimate the temperature of a geothermal reservoir, which is an important step as they decide whether a site merits further exploration as a source of clean, renewable energy. Now, Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a new way to take a geothermal reservoir’s temperature. ...

Geothermal Energy - Jul 7, 2014

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Electratherm Generates Power from Low Temperature Geothermal

ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed heat to power generation, announces the continued success of its Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology with more than 200,000 hours of fleet run time and 39 commercial sites around the globe. The heat to power technology is well-suited for low temperature geothermal, and ElectraTherm was sponsored by the US Department of Energy to design a fully integrated, packaged, robust solution specifically targeting...

Geothermal Energy - Power Generation, Smart Grids - Jun 9, 2014