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...

ARPA-E Funds Laser-Drilled Geothermal Energy Project

The US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) has provided funding to Foro Energy to develop inexpensive, high-powered lasers that...

New Technology Extracts Lithium from Geothermal Waste Water

The new technique developed by California-based Simbol Mining could make geothermal wells even more valuable. Extracting lithium with old technologies has up to now been considered impractical.

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...

High Efficiency/Low Temperature Geothermal System Implemented in Utah

Geothermal energy is considered to be the ultimate energy source in terms of reliability. Since it doesn't depend on day or night, or other external factor, it is practically undisturbable and has a huge potential.

Central America's Plans to Extract Geothermal Energy From Its Unique Volcanoes

eing gifted with many active volcanoes, Central America wants to tap them for producing green energy which will cut its dependence on oil imports and also help reduce the CO2 emissions.

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...

Iceland To Have World's First Data Center That Operates Without CO2 Emissions

Iceland is one step closer to have the world's first zero-carbon data center. The IT company Colt will build this new data center which...

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...

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...