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From Guest Blogger Dixie Somers: Eco-Friendly Furnace–Heating Your Home through a Green Strategy

Winter heating costs can be a financial burden. Most traditional heating solutions are not only expensive, but bad for the environment. Fossil fuels pollute the air, while electric heating requires increased production from utility companies. You might want to look

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From Guest Blogger Bara Sykorova: Geothermal Energy’s Potential to Power the World

The electricity market has recorded a move from a monopolistic regulation-based market to more of a competitive market. The amount of utility providers has increased, as well as the needs and requirements that an ordinary consumer has.

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Geothermal Costs Coming Down, Along with All Others Flavors of Renewable Energy

Gary Tulie, who made huge contributions to Bullish on Renewable Energy, points out, “One of the technologies discussed was Spallation Drilling (pictured) – a technique for speeding up drilling through hard rock for use in geothermal projects. The use of

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Carbon Capture and Storage –With Geothermal Thrown In To Boot

2GreenEnergy super-supporter Gary Tulie sent me this piece on carbon capture and storage for my review.  The basic story line is that CO2 can be taken out of the exhaust steam from fossil power plants, compressed to form a liquid,

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Geothermal in Iceland, Hawaii

A reader offers: This concept in geothermal is interesting.  And why isn’t Hawaii doing this? It’s not like they don’t have lava at their disposal. The issue is sometimes cost-effectiveness vis-a-vis competitive forms of energy.  Costa Rica has lots of

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Geothermal Provides Clean Power To Nations Wishing To Escape Diesel’s Costs and Emissions

From the perspective of energy, everything you need to know about the French-owned island of Guadalupe in the Caribbean is that it’s making terrific progress in replacing its legacy power resource, diesel, with geothermal.  The world leader in geothermal, Ormat

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From Guest Blogger Dixie Somers: The Benefits and Future of Geothermal Energy

The future of energy is changing, and geothermal is emerging as a viable and attractive option for homeowners. Geothermal energy has many benefits, and it is a renewable source of energy. For the sustainable-conscious families, geothermal energy is an environmentally

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Geothermal: Making Progress in Tough Terrain (figuratively and literally)

The most obvious feature of the current status of renewable energy generally is the plummeting cost of solar PV and wind energy.  Yet, given this, it’s refreshing to see that geothermal is still very much a part of the mainstream

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What Is the World’s Most Energy-Efficient City? 

Sorry, I don’t know the source of this, but the answer is Reykjavik, Iceland  … All of the energy and heat used by the citizens of Reykjavik, Iceland come from geothermal plants and renewable hydropower making it the most sustainable and energy

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Island Nations Turn to Geothermal

Island nations generally find themselves in a very interesting position with respect to energy generation.  In particular, they certainly don’t want dirty fossil fuel plants, normally burning bunker diesel shipped in at great cost, both financially and environmentally.   But

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