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Dr. Ingvar Birgir Fridleifsson Awarded special International Award in China. - 20.12.2010

Dr. Ingvar Birgir Fridleifsson, as a former IGA President and Director of the United Nations Geothermal Training Programme, was presented a Special International Award at the National Geothermal Conference held in Beijing, China.

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Geothermal energy: a large increase in utilisation in recent years and an enhanced utilisation ratio for electricity generation - 13.12.2010

Geothermal utilisation has increased significantly in recent years with the establishment of new geothermal power plants.  At the same time, the utilisation ratio of primary energy for electricity generation has increased considerably.

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Average output of high-temperature geothermal wells - 9.12.2010

In 2008, 102 geothermal wells were in operation at Icelandic geothermal power plants.  The mean mass contribution from each was 0.78 million tons and the mean primary energy contribution was 1.19 PJ.

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Changed methodology for assessing geothermal primary energy production for electricity generation and heating - 7.12.2010

The National Energy Authority (NEA) has revised its methodology for assessing geothermal primary energy production for electricity generation and heating Read more