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@USGS: Assessment of Moderate- and High-Temperature Geothermal Resources of the United States

Here’s the release from the USGS:

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently completed an assessment of our Nation’s geothermal resources. Geothermal power plants are currently operating in six states: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, and Utah.

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DOE bats for flexible power generation mix

The Department of Energy (DOE) is batting for a flexible energy mix based on the country’s power requirements to foster competition as well as maintain an adequate and reliable electricity supply. 158 more words

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Britain forced to subsidise gas power plants to keep lights on 

Britain has backed itself into a corner over electricity supply by rigging the market to favour renewables, but as the Daily Telegraph explains, things will have to change. 405 more words

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A Nation in the Dark: Increasing energy access across India

A funny thing happened last week. I was flying back from Glasgow after completing my postgraduate studies to Kolkata and no sooner than fifteen minutes had I stepped into my house a familiar hum of the backup batteries told me that we had experienced a power cut. 1,690 more words

India

Hostages of the Environmental Movement -- The Parker J Cole Show

In our continuing discussion of global warming, climate change, and more, we talk today with author Bruce Schlink of the book entitled Americans Held Hostage by the Environmentalist Movement. 106 more words

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#ColoradoRiver: @USBR Lake Estes and Olympic Dam operations update #COriver

From email from Reclamation (Peter Soeth):

On Monday at 5:30 pm of this week diversions through the Adams Tunnel to the east slope of the Colorado-Big Thompson Project began.

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Wildrose criticizes renewable energy legislation

The official Opposition worries the government’s renewable energy plan will see the NDP ram through proposed changes no matter the cost, leaving Albertans on the hook if power generators fail. 434 more words

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