Tag Archives: Geothermal Energy

The History of Geothermal Energy in America

The history of geothermal energy

Geothermal systems offer an efficient, low-carbon way to generate electricity and provide heating and cooling for homes. They use the naturally occurring heat in the rock and fluids in the Earth to accomplish their objective. Today, we have numerous technologies that enable us to access geothermal energy. We have geothermal power plants and geothermal heat pumps. We also use the hot water in the …

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How Communities Living in Poverty Can Benefit From Renewable Energy

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Impoverished communities around the globe lack access to essential amenities including heat, electricity and clean drinking water. Residents of rural communities are also in a similar situation. Electric companies have little incentive to add additional infrastructure to the electrical grid to provide these areas with electricity since it isn’t economical. Instead, residents are forced to use kerosene, diesel, candles and other antiquated technologies to …

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Geothermal Energy can be a Potential Source of Green Energy to Mitigate Global Warming

By Stephen Roshy Geothermal energy is one of the most exciting and cheap source of green energy. It comes from the heat generated below the surface of the earth. Geothermal energy has great potential as a source to slow down and control the increasing global warming. It is a completely natural source and is environmental friendly. Many countries including the USA, China and Japan …

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Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Spurs Interest in Developing Japan’s Geothermal Energy Resources

Solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation has garnered the most attention from project developers, large business groups and investors in Japan in the wake of the 2011 tsunami and nuclear power plant disaster and introduction of a national renewable energy feed-in tariff (FiT) last July. Japan also has substantial geothermal energy resources, however, and the renewable energy FiT is spurring interest in development. At least …

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