Tag geothermal energy

More geothermal coming to southwest

This is primarily due to efforts to speed the leasing process and cooperation between local, state, and federal authorities. Geothermal is clean renewable energy and is available 24 The southwest has lots of it.

Geothermal energy innovation from Utah company

(Excerpts from my first article for Examiner) Raser Technologies in Provo, UT is pioneering using low-temperature geothermal energy to create electricity. Their systems pump hot water, 165 degrees and up, from underground through heat exchangers to boil another fluid at…

US geothermal grew 26% in 2009

Nevada continued to lead in terms of projects under development with more than 3,000 MW in the pipeline. The fastest growing geothermal power states were Utah which quadrupled its geothermal power under development, New Mexico which tripled, Idaho which doubled,…

Top geothermal cities

The Geothermal Energy Association lists the top nine geothermal cities. Three are in the US; Reno, Klamath Falls, and Boise. Reno Nevada is listed third. The current home of the GEA’s Geothermal Energy Expo and GRC Annual Meetings also features…

Shoshone Nation building geothermal plants

Alternative Energy embodies the Tribal directive: “To Renew and Sustain.” Shoshone Energy has become a national leader in renewable energy, with an emphasis on geothermal energy, developing hundreds of megawatts in geothermal energy (one of the greenest and most permanent…

Renewable energy links

Soybean oil blend works well as fuel for home furnaces A blend of degummed soybean oil and No. 2 fuel oil can be used as an alternative heating fuel and reduce sulfur emissions, according to a Purdue University scientist. Reno…

Geothermal update video from Raser Tech

Raser Tech is expanding and tweaking their existing geothermal plant in Utah. The video explains what they’re doing and how geothermal works. They are also active in waste heat to energy and recently unveiled a 100+ mpg plug-in Hummer they…

UK’s first geothermal plant will power theme park

Ecogeek brings news of the Eden Project, a green theme park in Cornwall with the world’s largest greenhouse, will be entirely powered by geothermal. What’s more, the they estimate there is enough geothermal power under Cornwall to power 10% of…