Geothermal energy
Geothermal energy is thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. Thermal energy is the energy that determines the temperature of matter. The geothermal energy of the Earth's crust originates fro...
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Bringing Residential Geothermal HVAC Systems Mainstream - Home Sweet Home
Even if you are not convinced that climate change is a real threat the benefits of a residential geothermal HVAC system are real and numerous. As numerous
Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?
Is green energy, particularly wind and solar energy, the solution to our climate and energy problems? Or should we be relying on things like...
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An informative article about the basics of geothermal HVAC residential systems.
Geothermal Basics
An article with information to help familiarize homeowners with residential geothermal HVAC systems.
Residential Geothermal
An article with some ideas about how to make it easier for homeowners to have a renewable energy source for their home.
An Hour Every Day Workout Can Power Your Home For Twenty-Four Hours
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This New Nanotech Waterless Toilet Can Turn Human Waste Into Power
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This Ninth Grader Invented A Device That Harvests Power From Ocean Waves
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Energy Harnessed From Humidity Can Power Small Devices
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GE Launches The Next Evolution Of Wind Energy Making Renewables More Efficient, Economic: The Digital Wind Farm
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Stanford Scientists Discover How Microbes Acquire Electricity In Making Methane
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Geothermal electricity
Geothermal electricity is electricity generated from geothermal energy.Technologies in use include dry steam power stations, flash steam power stations and binary cycle power stations. Geothermal ele...
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Geothermal heating
Geothermal heating is the direct use of geothermal energy for heating applications. Humans have taken advantage of geothermal heat this way since the Paleolithic era. Approximately seventy countries m...
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Geothermal heat pump
A geothermal heat pump or ground source heat pump (GSHP) is a central heating and/or cooling system that transfers heat to or from the ground.It uses the earth as a heat source (in the winter) or a he...
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Don Stephens
Don Stephens is a futurist, eco-home sustainable designer and author. He has published books in the field of what he terms "optimized self-sufficiency" for a range of uncertain-future scenarios, that ...
Plasma deep drilling technology
Plasma deep drilling technology is one of several different variants of recently explored new drilling technologies which would be able to substitute conventional, contact-based rotary systems.These n...
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Geothermal energy in the United States
Geothermal energy in the United States generated a record 16.792 million megawatt-hours in 2012, narrowly beating the previous record of 16.789 set in 1993. In 2012, the United States led the world in...
Geothermal energy in the United States - Wikipedia
Geothermal exploration
Geothermal Exploration is the exploration of the subsurface in search of viable active geothermal regions with the goal of building a geothermal power plant, where hot fluids drive turbines to create...
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Hydrothermal explosion
Hydrothermal explosions occur when superheated water trapped below the surface of the earth rapidly converts from liquid to steam, violently disrupting the confining rock. Boiling water, steam, mud, a...
2010 World Geothermal Congress
The 2010 World Geothermal Congress took place between April 25-30, 2010 in Bali, Indonesia. It was called the world's biggest geothermal energy conference.
The World Geothermal Congress is organiz...
2010 World Geothermal Congress - Wikipedia
List of geothermal power stations
The following page lists all the geothermal fuel power stations that are larger than 50 MW in nameplate capacity which are currently operational or under construction. Those power stations that are sm...
List of geothermal power stations - Wikipedia
Enhanced geothermal system
An enhanced geothermal system (EGS) generates geothermal electricity without the need for natural convective hydrothermal resources. Until recently, geothermal power systems have exploited only resour...
Enhanced geothermal system - Wikipedia