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Geothermal


Geothermal power technologies, projects, potential, risks, and financing. Renewable Top Plant award winners.

Hybrids Combine Technologies to Enhance Electricity Production

Solar + wind, solar + storage, wind + storage—even fossil fuels combined with renewable energy—are supporting the growth of hybrid power plants that are breaking the norms of traditional power…



Large Hydro Station Wins POWER’s Highest Honor, 21 Additional Outstanding Projects Recognized in 2022

It’s always difficult to select winners from the field of nominations submitted to POWER for its annual awards, and this year was no exception. The Wudongde Hydropower Station was the…


POWER Digest [November 2022]

JX Nippon Acquires NRG’s Share of Petra Nova Carbon Capture Plant for $3.6 Million ENEOS Group, a Japanese energy and non-ferrous metals business group that owns JX Nippon Oil and…


DOE’s Latest Energy Earthshot Will Tackle Technical, Economic Challenges for Enhanced Geothermal Systems

The Department of Energy’s (DOE)’s latest Energy Earthshot will seek to cut the cost of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) to $45/MWh by 2035, an ambitious goal that would shave current…


Iceland Geothermal Station Energizes an Entire Economy

The Svartsengi plant in Iceland has operated for decades, and continues to build its legacy as the facility’s electricity generation and hot water support new businesses and provide a remarkable…


CAISO’s First Geothermal Plant in 30 Years Comes Online

The first geothermal power plant built in more than three decades within the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) balancing authority has come online. Mammoth Pacific Geothermal, an Ormat Co. subsidiary,…