Indonesia Planning to Get Another 4,000 MW from Volcanic Geothermal Plants by 2014

Indonesia, the world's third greenhouse gas contributor, wants to diversify its clean energy production potential by using the active volcanoes in the archipelago of 17,000 islands. If finished, this would be the world's biggest geothermal energy project, adding another 4,000 MegaWatts of geothermal capacity to the existing 1,189 MW... all of this by 2014.

Alaska Champions Geothermal Power, Plans Leasing Rights Public Offering

In Alaska’s Lower Cook Inlet, home of the active Augustine Volcano, the Division of Oil and Gas plans to offer the public the chance...

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...

US Geothermal Power Capacity Increased by 147 MW in 2012

Of the various forms of green energy, geothermal power is the least popular when compared to solar and wind. For example, with the wind...

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....

Simbol Materials to Extract Cheap But Precious Lithium From Geothermal Wells

Electric cars produced nowadays use lithium ion batteries. As this market will rise over the next few years, so will the lithium demand, ultimately...

Energy Dept: Geothermal Power Has “Enormous Untapped Potential”

A new report by the U.S. Department of Energy identifies geothermal energy — in which heat from beneath the Earth’s surface is used to...

Enel Green Power Increases Italy's Geothermal Capacity By 20 MW

Enel Green Power (EGP), Italy's biggest renewable energy company, announced on Monday that the geothermal capacity of the country has been increased by 20MW. The additional power is supplied by a new unit, located at a plant in central Italy.

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...

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...