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.

Offset Carbon Emissions with Geothermal Heat Pumps

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) as carbon offset equipment. Geothermal, or...

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...

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...

Conventional Geothermal in Japan Could Replace All Existing Nuclear Power Plants

According to some reports, only 16% of Japan's energy is generated domestically, but being located on the ring of fire, Japan is considered the...

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...

36 Countries Launch Global Alliance to Promote Geothermal Energy

Monday marked the official start day for the Global Geothermal Alliance to begin its promotion of geothermal energy within developing economic regions. The alliance, which...

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...

Gas Resulting from Geothermal Drilling Causes Respiratory Diseases in Iceland

A three-year study performed in Iceland revealed that toxic gases associated with geothermal drilling can be dangerous to human health. The study found a...

Groundwater Cooling System for Supercomputers Ecofriendly and Efficient

Australia's largest supercomputer may get a renewable system for cooling in the near future thanks to a geothermal energy project in Perth. The Pawsey Centre...