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geothermal

, geothermic
of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth
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Geothermal

The heat derived from the Earth. It is the thermal energy contained in the rock and fluid in the Earth’s crust.
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geothermal

[¦jē·ō¦thər·məl]
(geophysics)
Pertaining to heat within the earth.
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PGE now manages 14 geothermal work areas, some of which are managed and operated independently and others through a joint operation contract (JOC) scheme with other companies.
Theodore Sumrall, points out, "GeoGenCo's non-water utilizing Geothermal Power Generation technology can also take advantage of previously drilled geothermal wells that are considered 'non-producing' due to factors such as insufficient heat, lack of brine or steam flow, or insufficient geo-pressure.
Its mandate is to promote the development of the geothermal energy sources in East Africa by removing the high upfront costs that are associated with infrastructure development in green-fields and initial exploratory drilling in geothermal fields.
- Assigning state owned enterprises (SOEs) to develop Geothermal Work Areas.
The summit in Florence, Italy, was organised by the Global Geothermal Alliance, which was launched at the United Nations climate summit in Paris in 2015.
The Olkaria I will be Fuji Electric's first geothermal power plant project in Africa.
Even as the company looks for investments here and abroad to provide immediate revenue stream, geothermal development will remain as part of BEC's core business, de Venecia said.
The closing of the merger is subject to customary conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals and approval by persons holding a majority of the outstanding shares of US Geothermal common stock.
DEVELOP RESOURCESAs a special purpose vehicle, the Geothermal Development Company is designed to accelerate the development of geothermal resources.
Funded by the UK's Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the project is -- among other methods -- looking at satellite images to help evaluate geothermal potential.
As of March 31, 2017, the consent of nine out of 11 ancestral domains has been secured covering 85 percent of the geothermal service contract area.