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Geothermal Energy Could Power All of California

Today, there are only about 50,000 acres of federal geothermal leases in production across the USA which support about 1,200 MW of power capacity. In California, geothermal energy produces more power in than wind and…

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…

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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,…

New Oil and Gas Technology

Improved technology is one factor that might make future oil and gas production better than the bleak future that most of us are foreseeing today. It might even reduce costs, so that more oil and…