The powerful versatility of Humistore’s bentonite clay

Bentonite clay may seem like a relatively innocuous substance, but it is quite important in a variety of industries. For more than a decade, Humistore has produced and sold bentonite clay, and other products throughout the world. Based in France, the company has managed to establish a foothold in several markets, particularly those where the demand for bentonite is growing quickly. Humistore has managed to find success in these markets with its products. Bentonite is an absorbent aluminum phyllosilicate that is comprised primarily of montmorillonite. This substance comes in several…

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Huge Geothermal Energy Initiative launched at COP21

New Global Geothermal Alliance aims to dramatically boost global installed geothermal power generation by 2030. Thirty-eight (38) countries and 20 development and industry partners have come together at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) to launch the Global Geothermal Alliance. This initiative, which is made possible by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), aims to reach a goal of 500% increase in worldwide installed capacity for geothermal energy generation and a 200% increase in geothermal heating by 2030, reported Renewable Energy Magazine. While geothermal could be an ideal…

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Geothermal energy projects receive a boost in Indonesia

The Southeast Asian country has incredible geothermal power potential but very little of it is used. It is approximated that there is about 29 gigawatts of electricity that can be produced via geothermal energy sources in Indonesia, but only about 5%, or roughly 1,340 megawatts, of the country’s geothermal resources are currently utilized. By the end of 2014, three new geothermal plants will be operational. The country’s full geothermal capacity is expected to reach 1,405 megawatts in 2014, as the three new plants are set to generate a total of…

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Geothermal energy could be huge power source for UK

Crewe may be able to offer the United Kingdom substantial geothermal benefits. The railway town in England, that is situated within the Cheshire county and Cheshire East unitary authority region, has been found to have immense geothermal energy supplies not far from Leighton Hospital, which could mean investment opportunity potential for Crewe. The supplies were discovered by consultants commissioned by the Cheshire East Council. There are an estimated 100 GWh (gigawatt hours per year) inside a 2.5 kilometer (km) radius of the planned site in Leighton West and, from two…

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