geothermal energy

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Asian Energy Expansion Means We’re Probably Too Late to Avert Climate Change Disruption

Home to some of the world's fastest growing economies and populations, an energy forecast for Southeast Asia bode ill for efforts to curtail…
A graphic illustration of Ball State University's geothermal piping map.

Ball State Breaks Ground on Final Phase of the Nation’s Largest Geothermal Project

Ball State University is the proud owner of the country's largest geothermal ground-source heat pump system.Construction, which started in 2009, will reportedly continue…
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Geothermal Energy: Pros and Cons

The core of the Earth, some 4,000 miles beneath its surface, is a fiery morass of superheated gas and molten rock which exists…
Missouri University of Science and Technology installs geothermal system

Geothermal Gives Missouri Bragging Rights to “Hottest School”

If Missouri University of Science and Technology wasn’t already on your list of hot schools, now its day has come. Missouri S&T has…
Masdar's Knowledge Center & Library, built from recycled materials and certified sustainable wood.

Why Masdar Matters

Leon Kaye explains that Masdar City does not have it all right, nor should it: at a fundamental level, it is an experiment.…

Public-Private Partnership Boosts Clean Energy in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has added 36-megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable electricity to its national electricity grid. Reno, Nevada’s Ram Power announced on Dec. 22 that…

What a Billion-Dollar LEED Gold Project Looks Like

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was aiming for high marks in sustainability¬† when it designed some elaborate green features into the Pentagon’s…
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A Clean Resource Too Large to be Ignored – Geothermal Power Gains Steam

Geothermal power's grown at a much slower rate than other forms of renewable energy over the past decade. That's not due to a…
google earth and smu team up for new geothermal study

Google Earth’s New Geothermal Map Reveals New Opportunities

The U.S. is a global leader in installed geothermal capacity, but so far almost all of the activity has been confined to a…
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New Geothermal Drilling Project Opens Up in Chile

Ormat Nevada announced five awards to explore for geothermal resources in Chile while the 2011 GEA Expo taking place in San Diego this…
maine airport installs geothermal energy system

Geothermal Energy Provides Key to Airport Expansion

A new geothermal project for the Portland International Jetport in Maine provides a hint of the potential for U.S. businesses to expand their…
GreenFire startup works with U.S. DOE to develop new geothermal technology

GreenFire Lights a Spark Under U.S. Geothermal Industry

It’s difficult to think of a way to improve on geothermal energy. Geothermal is clean, renewable, accessible and abundant, especially in the U.S.,…