Colorado School of Mines

August 11, 2016--Navajo Nation plans geothermal greenhouse fuelled by mine water (GeoEnergy)

The Navajo Nation, an indigenous group in New Mexico, could soon see the development of a geothermal greenhouse. In partnership with Colorado University it is hoped that the project could utilise a geothermal resources from a a coal mine bought by the Navajo Nation from international coal company BHP in late 2012.

June 14, 2014--CSU to study water quality impacts of beetle kill (Coloradoan)

Colorado School of Mines have begun a five-year study of the impacts beetle kill forests have on water quality in Colorado. The study, funded by a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation Water Sustainment and Climate Program, will look at the South Platte and Colorado River basins.

May 30, 2014--Doubling hydropower doesn't mean new dams (Denver Business Journal)

A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy about the nation’s ability to double the amount of hydroelectric power it can produce doesn’t mean the Obama Administration wants to embark on a dam-building program, DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz said Friday. Moniz was at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden on Friday to attend the Colorado Energy Form organized by U.S. Sen.

March 26, 2014--ConocoPhillips establishes the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST at Colorado School of Mines (Business Wire)

Colorado School of Mines and ConocoPhillips COP +0.92% are pleased to announce the establishment of the ConocoPhillips Center for a Sustainable WE²ST (Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology) at Colorado School of Mines with a leadership investment of $3 million in the university.

Pagosa Springs Geothermal Resource

The Colorado School of Mines Geophysics Department (CSM) released results of research recently conducted throughout the Pagosa Springs area. The research, conducted on the geothermal aquifer, resulted in evidence indicating a much larger and more complex system than had been previously suspected.

July 4, 2012--Geothermal study suggests far more extensive resources in area (Pagosa Springs Sun)

Like an artesian well percolating up from the Earth, momentum for harnessing the area’s geothermal resources has gained momentum during the past month.

December 9, 2009--Rico hosts forum Saturday regarding geothermal potential (Telluride Watch)

Colorado School of Mines Professor Professor Masami Nakagawa comes to Rico Saturday, Dec. 12, for a “Geothermal Academy Kickoff in Rico,” Rico Mayor Barbara Betts reported this week. The event, essentially a forum for announcing the creation of a Geothermal Academy in Rico, and a discussion of the Rico area’s overall geothermal potential – begins at 9 a.m.

October 3, 2009--A return of Colorado's oil shale boom? (Aspen Times)

A professor from the Colorado School of Mines in Boulder thinks it is possible that oil shale production could return to the Western Slope within a couple of decades. But, stressed Jeremy Boak, head of the Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research at the school, that will not happen without considerable additional research by the oil and gas industry and others.

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