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Sewers to help heat 2010 Olympic village

In an effort to make the 2010 Winter Olympics as environmentally friendly as possible, the city of Vancouver is turning to its sewers to help heat the athletes' village. Officials, trying to develop a sustainable…

Raser Technologies Gets Geothermal Deal

Shares of electric motor maker Raser Technologies Inc. soared Thursday after the company said it reached a deal to work with industrial giant United Technologies Corp. on power plants that that use the earth's heat…

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Raser Secures Geothermal Leases in Utah

Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca: RZ) announced today that it has secured geothermal rights in Utah under the terms of seven lease agreements. These leases mark Raser’s first geothermal leases outside of Nevada and are…

Australia looks to develop geothermal

CANBERRA, Australia. The Australian government is working on a long-term development plan for the geothermal industry. At last week's first geothermal industry round table in Canberra, government representatives estimated geothermal power could supply 10 percent…