Study claims 100 percent renewable energy possible by 2030
Power from down under
Grants recently awarded to MIT researchers by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) could help to pave the way for a method of generating electricity that produces no greenhouse gas emissions, and that could ...
New geothermal heat extraction process to deliver clean power generation (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new method for capturing significantly more heat from low-temperature geothermal resources holds promise for generating virtually pollution-free electrical energy. Scientists at the Department ...
Project to pour water into volcano to make power
(AP) -- Geothermal energy developers plan to pump 24 million gallons of water into the side of a dormant volcano in Central Oregon this summer to demonstrate new technology they hope will give a boost to a ...
Ore. town uses geothermal energy to stay warm
(AP) -- When snow falls on this downtown of brick buildings and glass storefronts in southern Oregon, it piles up everywhere but the sidewalks. It's the first sign that this timber and ranching town is like few others.
Hot rocks fire up energy from the depths
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University have completed the first phase of a giant central heating system that will harness heat from deep underground.
Geothermal mapping project reveals large, green energy source in coal country
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research produced by Southern Methodist University's Geothermal Laboratory, funded by a grant from Google.org, suggests that the temperature of the Earth beneath the state of West Virginia ...
Berkeley lab-led team works on storing CO2 underground to extract electricity
About a year from now, two nondescript shipping containers will be installed in a field in Cranfield, Mississippi. Theyll house turbines designed to generate electricity in a way thats never been ...
Mines could provide geothermal energy
Mine shafts on the point of being closed down could be used to provide geothermal energy to local towns. This is the conclusion of two engineers from the University of Oviedo, whose research is being published ...
Ethiopia signs $4 billion geothermal deal
Ethiopia signed a $4 billion deal Wednesday with American-Icelandic company Reykjavik Geothermal to develop a 1000-megawatt geothermal farm, officials said.
First world atlas on renewable energy launched
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Sunday launched the world's first atlas on clean energy which will offer open-access information on countries' renewable energy potential.
Borehole hits the jackpot
Hot water from Newcastles geothermal borehole finally gushed to the surface this morning.
Indonesia aims to tap volcano power
Indonesia has launched an ambitious plan to tap the vast power of its volcanoes and become a world leader in geothermal energy, while trimming greenhouse gas emissions.
Cooling solution for supercomputer heralds new age in renewable energy
The development of a renewable system for cooling Australia's largest supercomputer is a step closer, following the start of an innovative geothermal energy project in Perth.