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Geothermal Heating from old Coal Mines

Disused for more than 30 years, a Dutch mine that once yielded polluting coal has been revived as a source of greener energy, heating household radiators using warm water flooding its abandoned shafts. Claimed by…

Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Save You Up To…

3 ton slinky loop - image credit: Mark Johnson Geothermal heating, in which hot underground water is used to heat a building, and geothermal power, in which steam from very hot underground rock (more than…

Utah to Hold Geothermal Lease Sale

The Utah State Office for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) earlier this month posted the proposed list of parcels for the geothermal lease sale scheduled for Dec. 19 in Salt Lake City. The list…

190 Million Acres Opened to Geothermal Power

US Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne has just announced a plan to make more than 190 million acres of Federal land in 12 western states of the available for development of geothermal energy resources,…

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There Was Movement In The Basin…

The 7:30 report on the ABC had a segment yesterday on the impact of the Garnaut report on two Cooper basin projects - GeoDynamics' HFR geothermal power experiment (covered before in Geothermia) and Santos' proposal…

Heat Your Home Without A Furnace, Or Heating…

via wcco.com Imagine heating your home without burning fuel in your furnace. Geothermal heating and cooling has been around for centuries, but it's just recently become more popular because of rising energy costs. Read More

Raser Secures Additional Geothermal Leases in Utah

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca: RZ) announced today that it has more than 100,000 acres of property in Utah for geothermal development under lease agreements. The signing of additional leases in Southern Utah last week…

Davos ’08 – Google’s Environment

from Jeff Jarvis of Buzz Machine "I’m at a surprise session with Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and the Google Foundation’s Larry Brilliant, moderated by Tom Friedman. Liveblogging: The key difference between this and the Gore-Bono…