Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA). Ormat Technologies, and AltaRock Energy. It was built by US Geothermal and TAS Energy. In Nevada, NV Energy is looking to replace coal plants with 300 MW of renewable energy, including geothermal.

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US EIA reminder: Strait of Hormuz world’s most important oil chokepoint; almost 20% of oil traded worldwide

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They are a critical part of global energy security due to the high volume of oil traded through their narrow straits. It is located between Yemen, Djibouti, and Eritrea, and connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea.

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