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.

Company Uses Stored CO2 to Harvest Geothermal Power

At the American Geophysical Union meeting on Friday, December 13, scientists from Ohio State University, University of Minnesota, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL),...

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...

Geothermal Power a Possible Solution for Japan’s Energy Crisis

While unquestionably tragic, the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 has Japan reconsidering previously feared forms of renewable energy....

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...

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...

Turkish Company Begins Exploitation of 60MW Geothermal Field

The group already owns a 17.4 MW plant on a field where it has operating rights since September last year, so this new geothermal field can bring them a total of 77.4MW of power.

Energy Produced from Geothermal Sources to See Significant Increases by 2020

Currently, the United States generate about 3.1 gigawatts of electricity from geothermal systems. On the other hand, as the report claims, 88 percent of the world's geothermal energy systems currently in operation are used in just 8 countries.

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...

Australia’s Geothermal Energy Projects in Jeopardy

The future of geothermal energy in Australia is looking bleak. Despite the fact government data speculates that using only 1% of hot rocks can...