GEOTHERMAL FACTS AND STATS

Geothermal Country Overview: Costa Rica

Home of authentic coffee beans, chocolate, and hammocks, Costa Rica also holds the title for having the third largest geothermal installed capacity in the Americas, behind […]

Geothermal Development Boosts Economy

Central America ranks among the world’s top countries in terms of the share of installed geothermal energy and has the potential for 20 times the currently […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Sweden

Geothermal energy use in Sweden is dominated by shallow and low-temperature resources.  The majority of geothermal installations are based on the ground source heat pump (GSHP) […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Potential in Peru

The Fate of Geothermal Development in Peru As we continue with our Geothermal Country Overview blog series, we zoom in on the potential in Peru – […]

Geothermal Drilling Technology Improvements for Extreme Temperature Conditions

Common to geothermal areas are hard, volcanic, abrasive and heavily fractured formations prone to circulation loss, increased tortuosity, heavy dog legs, high tool wear and resulting […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Potential in Greece

It’s famously known as the home of Alexander the Great and Greek yogurt. But did you know it has loads of geothermal potential too? Geological conditions […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Mexico

With a total installed energy capacity of 951 MWe (for 2018) and four developed geothermal fields, i.e. Cerro Prieto, Los Azufres, Los Humeros, and Las Tres […]

Environmental and Hazard Mapping in Geothermal Energy

This is the final post in the series on mapping in geothermal energy. We will focus on environmental and hazard mapping.  In order to make any […]

Wireline Logging in an Ultra High-Temperature Environment

The most important parameters obtained during drilling of any kind of geothermal well are temperature and pressure measurements. Currently available off-the-shelf logging equipment allow recording temperatures […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Indonesia

Geothermal energy is a significant source of energy in Indonesia, where 40% of the world’s geothermal potential, estimated at 28,910 MW, is located across 312 locations […]

Geophysical Mapping in Geothermal Energy: Part 2

Continuing from last week, we will look at indirect (structural) geophysical methods. These methods focus on geological parameters that indicate or reveal things important for understanding […]

Small-Scale Geothermal Developments – Agriculture

Whether you follow an omnivore, pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan lifestyle – one thing’s for sure, you like food. So where does geothermal heat fit on your […]