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Amazon, Google and Microsoft signal growing interest in nuclear, geothermal power

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Rising demand from artificial intelligence is forcing big technology companies to look beyond wind and solar for clean energy.

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Construction completed for Oguni geothermal power plant, Kumamoto, Japan

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Another geothermal power plant has been completed in Japan, this time in the town of Oguni in the Aso District of Kumamoto Prefecture. The 5-MW Oguni Machiokoshi geothermal power plant will soon start supplying the electricity needed by about 8000 households in a rural area theat is well-known for its hot springs.

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Kamojang geothermal power plant in Indonesia starts green hydrogen production

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The Kamojang geothermal power plant in West Java, Indonesia has officially started producing geothermal-based green hydrogen and will now supply the Senayan Hydrogen Refueling Station. Green hydrogen, in this case, is produced from the condensation water coming from the Kamojang geothermal power production process.

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Toshiba improving geothermal power plant performance with AI and IoT

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A feature article published on Toshiba Clip , the official publication of Japanese multinational electronics company Toshiba , how the company has utilized IoT and AI technologies to improve the utilization rate of geothermal power plants. “There are [also] challenges for existing geothermal power plants.

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Colombia awards first-ever geothermal power project license

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Colombia has awarded the first-ever license for a geothermal power project in the country to Canada-based company Parex Resources (Parex). According to official documents, the planned power generation capacity for the project will be between 15 to 60 kW, with the possibility of increasing up to 120 kW.

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Zorlu Energy augments geothermal power plant capacity with solar

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Zorlu Geothermal Energy Electricity Generation Inc. Zorlu Energy ) has announced that additional solar power plants will be built to augment the installed capacities of the company’s geothermal power plants in Alasehir and Kizildere, Türkiye. The meeting regarding the project will be held on 06/11/2023.” “The

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Miss Universe candidates visit Ahuachapán geothermal power plant, El Salvador

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In what is an incredibly unique moment for the geothermal industry, 14 of the 88 candidates for Miss Universe 2023 visited the Ahuachapán Geothermal Power Plant in El Salvador, which is currently hosting the pageant. Operated by LaGeo , the first unit of the Ahuachapán Geothermal Power Plant went online in 1975.