Tag geothermal energy

Abandoned flooded mines heat homes

The Mine Water Project is Holland just opened the first minewater power station. It uses warm water from flooded mines to heat homes. They plan to show it is “economically viable and environmentally sound to extract geothermal energy from the…

Germany gets it about renewable energy

New legislation in Germany is making geothermal electricity a viable option for the first time. Germany’s support of solar energy, mostly in the form of incentives and high return for consumers who sell excess solar power back to the grid,…

Geothermal with cool rocks

While most geothermal power plants are located on extremely hot geothermal wells, Raser (RZ) is looking to capitalize on low- and medium-temperature sites. New technology allows them to use these lower temperature sites to create electricity with no emissions, and…