CO2 Used to Make Clean Geothermal Power

Can clean geothermal power be made from carbon dioxide? Many startups and researchers are betting YES. In 2014, testing will begin to determine whether it’s...

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...

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.

Offset Carbon Emissions with Geothermal Heat Pumps

The Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) as carbon offset equipment. Geothermal, or...

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.

Could Fracking for Methane Have Caused the Recent Italy Earthquakes?

You probably heard about Italy's recent earthquakes and their aftermath. While it's highly possible that the event had natural causes, there is also the...

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...

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...

Huge Geothermal Potential Revealed Beneath U.S. by Google-Funded Map

The recently revealed map, released by the Geothermal Laboratory of Southern Methodist University, shows once more that massive resources of potential energy lie hidden...

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...