Climeon has increased the capacity of their new test centre for development and testing of heat power modules in Kista. The facility offers the possibility of more customer demonstrations, faster development verification, and extended test time. Climeon's release can be found here: Climeon Increases Capacity
This new program, the Power Generation Partner Program (PGPP) is a two year program (with an optional third year) that allows customers to develop "power generation projects" to sell electricity to SaskPower. Geothermal power will be purchased at a rate of $108.22/MWh. For more information, follow these two links: Leader-Post Article and Saskatchewan: Opportunities for Geothermal Power Generation Partners.
Interview with Randall W. Keller (Vice President of Business Development) with MGX Metals on Lithium Extraction
It has long been known that geothermal brine is rife with lithium that can be extracted. This presents an opportunity to meet demand for a metal used in battery technology as well as potential added revenue for geothermal companies. Mr. Keller's interview can be found here: Lithium Mining: Digging Deeper into a Hot Topic
This blog post is full of impressions from a visit to Alaska and what Canada can learn from geothermal energy utilization of low-temperature resources in Alaska. Read more here: Staying Warm in Alaska