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.

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...

Hawaii Extending Geothermal Industry

Hawaii is set on becoming more than just "the" touristic destination – the Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) is putting in an effort to...

Renewable Energy from Volcanoes to Power Island of St. Lucia

According to a new study, the Caribbean islands represent one of the perfect location for the development of renewable energy.

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...

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...

170 MW Geothermal Plant Built In Carribean Island of St. Lucia

Being only the half the size of Los Angeles, the St. Lucia island has a decent infrastructure and tends to attract the interest of many investors. St. Lucia's government decided to sign this agreement with Qualibou Energy, to keep up with world's renewable energy trends.

MIT Scientists Scavenging the Power of Volcanoes… Safely, They Say

An MIT report submitted to the DOE forwards the idea of scavenging the power of volcanoes for electricity, safely. In short, they want to...

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.

Unused Old Mines Could Be Used as Geothermal Power Sources

Geothermal energy has a lot of potential worldwide. As it is not dependent on many factors, geothermal energy could be the cleanest power source of near future. Two scientists from University of Oviedo, Spain, have concluded that geothermal energy could be provided by mine shafts.