News tagged with geothermal systems

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 ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Digging into geothermal energy

Sixteen undergraduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) may now be Harvard's resident experts on geothermal energy.

dateMay 19, 2011 in Engineering
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Intelligent use of the Earth's heat

Geothermal energy is increasingly contributing to the power supply world wide. Iceland is world-leader in expanding development of geothermal utilization: in recent years the annual power supply here doubled ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Better data tools for a bigger geothermal future

To fully realize the potential of harnessing energy from the heat within the earth will require a far more detailed understanding of what's going on down there than scientists currently have. And beyond naturally occurring ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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