The Town of Sussex New Brunswick is currently looking into using the heat from a flooded mine. Sussex is now looking at the results of a feasibility study recently conducted to decide on the best solution moving forward.
Awesome to see another place in Canada taking advantage of their geothermal resources!
Full ThinkGeoEnergy article here.
CanGEA Members Featured in New Desmog Canada Article, "Why a Small Alberta Oil and Gas Town is Pursuing Geothermal Power."
Yesterday, CanGEA members the Town of Hinton, the Town of Valemount, and Borealis GeoPower were featured in Desmog Canada's article titled, "Why a Small Alberta Oil and Gas Town is Pursuing Geothermal Power."
Check out the article here!
March 21, 2018
Calling for Paper Abstracts! CanGEA Accepted to Host Session at the Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting and Exposition
CanGEA is excited to announce that we have been accepted to host a session at the 2018 Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Conference and Exposition in Reno, Nevada. The session title is, "Geothermal Energy in Canada: Existing Projects and Examining the Potential to Use Existing Oil and Gas Wells." Further information about the session, including the abstract, and the GRC Conference can be found here.
Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 2018 GRC Conference. See GRC excerpt below:
"Successful selection to present at the Geothermal Resources Council 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo is prestigious and recognizes the presenter as a top industry expert. International participation is the key to the success of the GRC Annual Meeting technical programs and we encourage geothermal researchers and experts from around the world to submit their work for consideration to be presented at the GRC 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo."
The Abstract submission deadline is Friday, March 30th, 2018.
If you are interested in writing a paper submission for CanGEA's session and have any questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CanGEA would like to formally congratulate Taiwan for turning up the heat on geothermal energy in their country!
Last week, Taiwan successfully brought on 30 Kw of geothermal energy online. The project is an ORC plant in Zhiben, Taidong. In a first step it was installed for power production for the "Rainbow Hotel", after three years the developer finally could install the meter and is now also able to sell the power.
Full News Release
March 5, 2018
The 2018 federal budget was released on February 27, 2018 and included measures to extend one of CanGEA’s 2017 policy victories. The Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance, which geothermal projects are now eligible for has been extended to 2025. CanGEA acknowledges and thanks the government of Canada for extending this valuable program that geothermal developers are already benefitting from.
February 27, 2018