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Is Geothermal Power on the Brink of a Boom?

An erupting geothermal geyser showing areas of geothermally altered ground. Photo credit: Sigurdur William Brynjarsson/Geothermal Resources Council After several years of stagnancy, prospects for the geothermal power industry are heating…


Turkey Banking on Geothermal Projects to Boost Domestic Generation

Geothermal power generation continues to increase in Turkey, as the country works toward a goal of at least 2 GW of installed capacity by the end of 2019, a rise…


Officials Say No Risk of Blackout From Lava Breach at Hawaii Geothermal Plant

Officials with Hawaii Electric Light (HEL) on May 23 said the Puna Geothermal Venture power plant is secure, and that even if lava from the Kilauea eruption damages or destroys…


Geothermal Energy: Is New Technology Resetting the Agenda?

After years of stressing the conventional virtues of geothermal power production—reliable, baseload renewable energy from geological sources—the geothermal industry and the U.S. government are looking at ways technology can change…