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Last Friday the new project GEONET has started. It is administrated by Geothermal Anywhere company, with the support of ERDF (European Regional Development Fund). Under project, international team met for the first time last week and set up the objectives and goals for next year. The first activity should be the Opening Conference, which we… » read more

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Once again, hot dry rocks can be not only small things causing the foot-pain, but HDR is also the synonym for geothermal energy utilization. Enhanced geothermal systems – this is the whole approach telling about the possibility to established closed water loop bringing geothermal heat from Earth‘s depth under the surface. In previous part we… » read more

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After a few months of publishing blogspots, during the very recent days, we were considering the ways, how we could personalize Geothermania Innovation blog. We‘ve thought that maybe you were interested in our career background, so we decided to offer a brief information about ourselves. Each member of blog team wrote a few sentences about… » read more

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AltaRock Energy Inc, which is the start-up company backed by ICT giant Google, suspended Wednesday’s drilling of its first geothermal well in California – the first test project ever. The company gave the reason for geologic anomalies. In addition, it stated that it will keep developing its Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) technology and is evaluating… » read more

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Kalina Cycle

The next one among geothermal cycles is called “Kalina Cycle”. It has been given name by its inventor, Russian engineer Alexander Kalina. Beside Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC), Kalina Cycle is another cycle used in power facilities fueled by geothermal water streams of lower temperature. In comparison with Organic Rankine Cycle, the main advantage of Kalina… » read more

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