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SCE to Buy More Than 1,500 Megawatts of Renewable Power

Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s leaders in renewable energy , has signed contracts with solar and geothermal energy producers representing more than 1,500 megawatts of clean, renewable power. Signed contracts include the purchase of more than 1,300 megawatts of new solar power and the re-contracting of 225 megawatts with an existing California geothermal energy project. “SCE is committed to continuing to bring r...

Geothermal Energy - Power Generation, Smart Grids, Solar - Aug 1, 2014

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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