Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

Sep18
2012

EDC in the Philippines Set to Pursue Geothermal Projects in Indonesia, Kenya and Peru

Geothermal Activity in Indonesia

On September 18th it was reported that the Energy Development Corp or EDC intends to continue with its efforts in looking for more geothermal energy opportunities in Indonesia, Kenya and Peru. EDC is currently the biggest producer of geothermal energy in the Philippines. EDC have publicly announced that there is already an application pending so […]

Aug30
2012

Mt. Makiling Has its Third Geothermal Well Completed

Mount Makiling - Satellite View

A consortium which is currently operating in the Maibarara steam field has just completed a new geothermal well which has been drilled on the Western side of Mt. Makiling. A company by the name of Maibarara Geothermal Inc. has completed the drilling of this well in order to supplement the production from another two existing […]

Jul18
2012

DOE Is Going to Double the Capacity for Geothermal by 2020

Wellington, New Zealand

On Wednesday, the Department of Energy reported that it intends to increase its geothermal capacity to 2,000 MW by 2020. Speaking at the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Seminar, Energy Secretary for New Zealand, Jose Rene D. Almendras said that experts based in Auckland will start to share its geothermal technology developments after helping the […]

Jul12
2012

Geothermal Energy – A New Frontier Analysis

Central America

In the past, Central America and its energy industry was state-owned and did have a wide range of domestically sourced energy. However, during the 1980’s and 1990’s many reforms took place which lead to the privatization of the energy sector. Both “shock therapy” and Structural Adjustment Programs were enforced by the IMF; unfortunately, these reforms […]

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