Geothermal Efficiency Boosted Up to 30% by Newly Discovered Liquid

Scientists from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, WA, announce they developed a new type of heat extracting liquid that could absorb much better the heat coming from the hot water in the geothermal wells.

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...
Iceland Geothermal Power Makes Cheap Synthetic Fuel Possible

Vulcanol – Synthetic Fuel Made From Carbon Dioxide and Volcano Power

Synthetic fuels could serve as viable replacements for common fuels, if only they could be made more economical. Carbon Recycling International (CRI) may have found...

Geothermal power – hot energy right under our feet

Converting geothermal heat into electricity by pouring water onto hot rocks underground and using the steam to turn turbines is arguably the most promising - and renewable - source of "green" energy on the planet. So concludes the MIT experts' report, released on Monday, which examines what geothermal energy could do for the US in the 21st century.

Greenfire Energy Replaces Water With CO2 for Geothermal Extraction

Greenfire Energy stands to prove us how good projects, as long as they're really good, will stand out and receive funding. This project will get $2 million in funding for replacing water with CO2 in the process of extracting geothermal energy.

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.

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...

Berkeley Project Stores CO2 Underground and Harvests Geothermal Energy

A new project aimed at sequestering CO2 and at the same time extracting energy from geothermal resources is being developed by Berkeley Lab researchers....

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...