CO2 Used to Make Clean Geothermal Power

Can clean geothermal power be made from carbon dioxide? Many startups and researchers are betting YES. In 2014, testing will begin to determine whether it’s...

Could Fracking for Methane Have Caused the Recent Italy Earthquakes?

You probably heard about Italy's recent earthquakes and their aftermath. While it's highly possible that the event had natural causes, there is also the...

Unused Old Mines Could Be Used as Geothermal Power Sources

Geothermal energy has a lot of potential worldwide. As it is not dependent on many factors, geothermal energy could be the cleanest power source of near future. Two scientists from University of Oviedo, Spain, have concluded that geothermal energy could be provided by mine shafts.

Newberry Volcano in Oregon to Become Geothermal Power Source

Nearly one million people could benefit from a new project in Oregon, where deep waters would be turned into steam by deep geothermal activity...

Promoting Geothermal as Base Load is Becoming Off Base

After years of citing its advantage as a base load resource, geothermal power advocates must take a new tact in promoting the advantages of...

Siemens Designs New 60 MW Steam Turbine for Geothermal Applications

Siemens Energy has recently developed a new 60 MW steam turbine for geothermal power plants at the GEA Geothermal Energy Expo in San Diego. Designed...

Throwing Water In Volcanoes Could Generate Energy, Scientists Say

In a search for alternative means to generate energy, scientists have gone beyond what many of us can imagine. Often the new techniques happen...

Development of Philippines Geothermal Energy, Helped by NZ Scientists

Among the renewable energy industries in the Philippines, geothermal energy is the one able to keep on expanding. What’s more, it ranks second among...

Earthquakes: The Other Side of Drilling for Geothermal Power

Geothermal technology surely is one of the cleanest technologies available to us, extracting clean heat from the hot underground. This energy source is often seen as inexhaustible, and its benefits seem to outweight its weak points. For decades, geothermal companies have been drilling into Earth's crust at depths of over 4-5km.

Heilbronn House, a Sustainable Geothermal Home on the Edge of a German Forest

Heilbronn House is a three story home designed by KM Architektur which boasts sustainable features such as a passive solar design, solar water heating...