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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

Geothermal Energy Likely to Replace 25 Nuclear Power Plants In Japan

Iceland’s ambassador to Japan, Stefan Larus Stefansson, lectured in Tokyo not too long ago about the enormous potential for geothermal energy in Japan. He...

36 Countries Launch Global Alliance to Promote Geothermal Energy

Monday marked the official start day for the Global Geothermal Alliance to begin its promotion of geothermal energy within developing economic regions. The alliance, which...

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....

Injecting CO2 Instead of Water in Geothermal Wells Could Triple-Serve the Environment

When we hear about carbon dioxide, it's like hearing of a serial killer. LBNL (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), and a CA-based company Symyx Technologies, instead, aided by several U.S. universities, have changed the image of this greenhouse gas a bit by putting it into a green job: geothermal energy harvesting.