Geothermal Energy Featured Blogs

Jennifer Runyon - July 17, 2014

From the Editor: It's Really All About Renewable Energy Projects

At Renewable Energy World, we understand that while we spend lots of time writing about the policies, technologies and intricacies of financing renewable energy, the only measureable...

Alexander Richter - July 01, 2014

Excess Water from Iceland Geothermal Plant Source of Thriving Spa Business

“Why would you build a power plant so close to such a great spa facility?” This is frequently the first question people ask when visiting Iceland’s Blue Lagoon.  This is a valid question,...

Dan Zasloff - June 05, 2014

Energy Efficiency Innovation Gets Boost Under the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan

The recent release of the proposed Clean Power Plan under EPA section 111(d) underscores the role of energy efficiency as our nation’s least-cost resource. Demand-side management rightfully...

Mark Sokolove - May 23, 2014

What Is the State of the US Smart Grid Market?

Back in May, I had the opportunity to catch a presentation by Paul De Martini of the Newport Consulting Group and the California Institute of Technology, at a CleanTech OC smart grid...

Leslie Blodgett - May 16, 2014

Geothermal Visual: The Importance of Land Position when Drilling

The relationship between geothermal energy and innovations in mapping the subsurface of the Earth was discussed at the recent “Geothermal Best Practices for Risk Reduction Workshop,”...

Zoë Casey - May 14, 2014

80 Percent of Brits Support Renewable Energy

If you are a follower of the press and politics in the U.K. you might be forgiven for thinking that the country is against wind energy — but a new survey proves exactly the opposite. The...

Leslie Blodgett - May 06, 2014

Geothermal Visual: Total US Nameplate Geothermal Capacity

This geothermal visual gives the total nameplate capacity of geothermal energy in megawatts as counted in the U.S. from 1971 through 2013, and the timeline is marked where enacted policies...

Zoë Casey - May 05, 2014

Renewable Energy Subsidies Are the Most Transparent and Visible

From direct government support to tax breaks and the cost of negative externalities like pollution, subsidies to the power sector take many different — and often hidden — forms. In...

Leslie Blodgett - April 29, 2014

Geothermal Visual: Estimated Supply Curve for Conventional US Geothermal Resources

NREL’s graph shows USGS estimates of the supply of electricity generation potential from geothermal resources for the U.S. as a whole.  GEA’s recent “Report on the State of Geothermal...

J. Eric Mathis - April 07, 2014

Open Innovation & Solar: A New Horizon Emerges in the Heart of Coal Country

Many visions have been laid out and developed over the years that point towards what economist Jeremy Rifken calls the Third Industrial Revolution: a network economy where the entire...

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