Tag Archives: geothermal

Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant

Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”), through its subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has started operations at the world’s first integrated, commercial-scale geothermal-hydro power plant at its Cove Fort site in Utah. The Cove Fort plant is the world’s first large scale power generation facility to combine medium enthalpy, binary cycle geothermal power with hydropower … Continue reading Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant

Continue reading

Enel Green Power brings world’s first integrated geothermal energy and biomass plant in Tuscany

Enel Green Power has brought online the world’s first biomass plant used to heat geothermal steam at the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant, which is located in Castelnuovo Val di Cecina in Tuscany. The project will increase both the energy efficiency and the power output of the geothermal cycle. The existing geothermal plant has been … Continue reading Enel Green Power brings world’s first integrated geothermal energy and biomass plant in Tuscany

Continue reading

Geothermal Energy Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

In 2013, world geothermal power electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries. Although some other renewable energy technologies are seeing much faster growth—wind power has expanded 21 percent per year since 2008, for example, while solar power has grown at a blistering 53 percent annual rate—this was geothermal’s best year … Continue reading Geothermal Energy Approaches 12,000 Megawatts Worldwide

Continue reading

Enel Green Power Inaugurates the New Geothermal Museum

One hundred years after the construction of the world’s first geothermal power plant in Larderello, EGP has inaugurated a museum dedicated to the development of geothermal power throughout history. discount cigars online The Geothermal Museum wasinaugurated yesterday morning at the Enel Green Power Village at Larderello in Tuscany, in the presence of the region's Environmental … Continue reading Enel Green Power Inaugurates the New Geothermal Museum

Continue reading

European Geothermal Energy Congress

This year’s edition of the European Geothermal Congress, one of the key events on the energy calendar, will take place in Pisa between next Monday and Friday, with Enel Green Power as its main sponsor. The European Geothermal Congress, the most important event for technicians in the European geothermal power sector, is taking place in … Continue reading European Geothermal Energy Congress

Continue reading

Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has released an Air Emissions Comparison and Externality Analysis showing geothermal energy provides significant benefits to public health and the environment as one of the least-polluting and most environmentally friendly forms of energy. The analysis found binary geothermal plants produce virtually no greenhouse gases (GHG) and dry steam and flash … Continue reading Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually

Continue reading

Geothermal Energy: Safe and Reliable

Enel Green Power’s Head of Italy and Europe Area Roberto Deambrogio explains how geothermal power is a renewable energy source that produces clean energy while respecting the surrounding environment. ‘Geothermal power is renewable energy par excellence: thanks to our experience in the field, we can put back into the ground a large portion of the … Continue reading Geothermal Energy: Safe and Reliable

Continue reading

China to tap geothermal energy

By 2015, geothermal energy shall supply power of 20 million tons of TCE annually and a national information system on the energy shall be in service, said the guideline, jointly issued by the National Energy Administration, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. China … Continue reading China to tap geothermal energy

Continue reading