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Geothermal


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

DOE Awards $46 Million for Geothermal Projects

A federal government geothermal program based at the University of Utah has chosen 17 projects that will receive up to $46 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE). The…



The Earth’s Energy: Switching Geothermal Power On

Although geothermal energy supplies a very small percentage of the electricity used around the world currently, geothermal advocates aren’t letting the seeming insignificance of the existing power generation capacity detract…


Supporting Grid Demand with Renewables

Internet of Things (IoT)-based energy management systems centered around edge controllers provide the functionality required to match renewable energy output with power requirements. Traditional baseload power generation units can be…


POWER Digest [February 2021]

Ørsted Gets UK’s Green Light to Build 2.4-GW Offshore Wind Farm. Danish multinational company Ørsted on Dec. 31 received development consent from the UK to build the 2.4-GW Hornsea Project Three…


The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Renewable Energy Growth Continues

Wind and solar power capacity and generation have been growing steadily for years, as efforts to halt climate change and a desire for clean energy have gained public support around…


Could Geothermal Energy Become the ‘Sexy’ Renewable?

Geothermal is an often-overlooked and even disregarded renewable energy resource. While new wind and solar energy projects garner headlines nearly every day, geothermal is rarely sighted in news feeds. That…