Geothermania

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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Do you know, which is the first commercial geothermal power plant in Germany? It is “Geothermieprojekt” in Landau. It started to be realized under the study of geological conditions of the Upper Rhine Valley in 2003. The project started to be implemented in 2004 and since 21st November 2007 Landau Power Plant has become officially… » read more

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The next project in the cycle “Geothermal Europe” is complex solution in Unterhaching in Germany – once named as “geothermal model for communities” by Mr. Otto Schily, former German Minister of Interior. Let’s summarize basic facts about Unterhaching project: it exploits the most effective geothermal well in Germany with depth of more than 3.300 meters… » read more

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Geothermal Europe: Erding

In series of articles “Geothermal Europe”, case by case we would like to introduce the ways, how geothermal energy is being used in Europe. The first project is geothermal solution in German city Erding. There are two main projects: aquapark Therme Erding and the energy solution for Erding city. THERME ERDING The biggest geothermal aquapark… » 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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It is a middle of summer, time for holidays. It looks that also here is quiet, but impression is incorrect. All people in Geothermal Anywhere Ltd. are now intensively working day and night on proposals for R&D under Agency of the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic for the Structural Funds – with deadline… » read more

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We browsed Internet and tried to find as simple as possible and the most illustrative video explaining the principles of geothermal energy. After hours of searching, we would like to recommend one created by UCTV. Right below your feet is a source of renewable energy that is largely untapped. It heats groundwater by conduction and… » 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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