Tag geothermal energy

Huge geothermal energy find in Utah

The Utah Geological Survey has found potential for a new type of geothermal energy in Utah. Even better, the geothermal plant would recycle all water used for cooling so there would be mo water loss at all. And electricity transmission…

Geothermal can be risky. Raser files Chapter 11

Raser Technologies, a geothermal energy company in Utah, has filed Chapter 11. They have one operating geothermal site, a 10 MW near Beaver UT that sells 7 MW to Anaheim CA under long-term contract, and has eight sites under development.…

Geothermal power gaining attention

El Salvador, Iceland, and the Philippines get 26 percent, 25 percent, and 18 percent, respectively, of their electricity from geothermal power plants. The US has huge geothermal resources, which is used could theoretically power the entire country. But the process…

Nevada becoming geothermal leader

Asked why Nevada’s geothermal industry has held up so strongly, Gawell listed three reasons. “Strong state policies,” he said, specifying a Renewable Energy Standard dictating that 25% of the state’s energy come from renewable sources by 2025, among the nation’s…