Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence
School of Mechanical & Mining Engineering

Although this blog is no longer regularly updated, past posts will remain active for reference.

Geothermal Blog

Technology development and the uptake of geothermal energy in Australia and around the world

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013   ....   more

Renewable Thermal Power Generation

As I noted in my past blogs, the EGS  has come closer to becoming  commercial over the past year. Advances are also happening in other renewable thermal power generation areas.

Monday, 5 August 2013   ....   more
Highlights of the 2013 Queensland Geothermal Workshop

The leaders of the Australian geothermal sector participated in the 2013 Queensland Geothermal Workshop to discuss the current development status in current projects, future prospects in Queensland and elsewhere, and the outcomes of the QGECE research programs.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013   ....   more
EGS in China

I attended a workshop at Jilin University last week as a guest of the university.  The Workshop was attended by 12 overseas EGS researchers and practitioners to discuss the EGS status and prospects with the Chinese academics and the industry people.

Friday, 28 June 2013   ....   more
EGS On the Road Again in Australia

I think we can dare to start getting excited again about geothermal energy in Australia. Compared to five years ago, this time the progress might be slightly subdued but hopefully more enduring.