Picks up long-term electricity purchase agreements in place with BC Hydro for remaining periods of 32 to 39 years.
Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.
Government role should be to ensure intellectual property rights are protected.
Hinton and its partners to install a geothermal heating system in its downtown core.
Bill would boost solar and wind power, natural gas, hydropower and geothermal energy.
The Crown utility plans to have up to 50% of power come from renewable sources by 2030.
Electricity from pilot project in North Dakota could power 300 homes.
Magma Energy is selling a 25% interest in its recently purchased Icelandic geothermal power company HS Orka to a group of the country’s pension funds for about US $71.5 million.
Magma Energy and Plutonic Power intend to merge and create a more diverse renewable energy power producer. The new company, Alterra Power, will be worth about $575 million.
Ray Roussy, co-owner of Surrey, BC-based Sonic Drilling Ltd., sees the market potential of using vibration to drill holes.
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is helping to advance training in North America with the first trinational web-based directory listing more than 100 renewable energy training courses .
CALGARY: Enbridge Inc. is entering the geothermal business with its up to US$23.8 million investment in a project being developed by US Geothermal Inc. Enbridge is buying a 20% interest in the 35-megawatt Neal Hot Springs geothermal project in Malheur…