Elysian Fields as Elysian Sewers: Paris and Its Geothermal Potential

The past, present and future of Paris are closely tied to the city's underground. The sewers network that today serves as the shooting ground for movies, could be used to harness hydrokinetic and geothermal energy.

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...

NEXT-Drill: Norway's New $4 million Geothermal Project

Two things do geothermal and solar heat have in common: they are both clean and "bottomless bags." Still, unlike solar, geothermal heat does not...

Unxepected Discovery Proves Magma More Potent Than Geothermal Reservoirs

Scientific breakthroughs have been known to come by accident, not necessarily after a nice, long study: look at Newton's apple! This is roughly what happened at the Krafla volcano in Iceland: instead of testing geothermal energy harvesting, the team of researchers discovered the amazing power of magma.

Researchers Create Fresh Water from Geothermal Energy

One of the key challenges in our brave new world is creating a sustainable water supply for the ever growing global population – a...

How Old Oil Wells Could Become Geothermal Energy Sources

One of the main costs when harvesting geothermal energy is the digging itself. Just like oil wells, geothermal wells have to be several kilometers...

Parisian Metro Passengers Will Provide Heat to Nearby Public Housing Project

A project started in Paris aims to harvest the heat generated by the people passing in the metro to help heat a public housing project in the city center. The building is located in the famous rue Beaubourg, close to the Pompidou museum, and is currently undergoing an environmentally-friendly renovating project.

Only 2% of US Geothermal Energy Needed to Supply 2500x Power Demand

Unlike solar and wind powers, geothermal power is cost-effective and a reliable source, 24/7 whole year round at a consistent and predictable rate. What’s...

Canada's Geothermal Resources Enough to Power Everything in the Country

Canada may free itself from oil and gas in the not-so-distant future due to its geothermal capacity. A new report says that the country's...

Pacific Northwest’s Klamath Basin a Possible Site for Geothermal Energy Plant

There are currently three high-volume, low-heat geothermal energy plans in the world. These are located in Japan, Germany, and Iceland. By the end of...