geothermal

  • Funding: $3 Million More For Large-Scale Geothermal Contractors, Enlink Geoenergy

    A new SEC filing revealed today that Los Angeles-based clean energy business, Enlink Geoenergy Services raised $3 million more from Craton Equity Partners to build large-scale, geothermal systems for businesses and government institutions. Here’s how the heat pump technology that’s most frequently installed by Enlink Geoenergy works, according toThe Union of Concerned… Read More

  • Alternative Energy: A Guide To Greening Your Home

    Alternative energy is a growing market, and though many states offer tax credits, rebates, and other incentives to promote clean energy, it can still prove to be an expensive proposition. It generally also requires plugging your energy source into the grid so you’re not left in the dark when the wind calms or the sun lingers behind clouds. Here is a roundup of solutions that can help power… Read More

  • The Heat Is On: There Is Plenty Of Geothermal Energy Underground, We Just Need To Get To It

    Most green technologies gather energy above ground, but like Jules Verne, we want to take you on A Journey to the Center of the Earth. Alright, not even close to the center, but deep down nonetheless, where naturally occurring hot water can be turned into clean energy above ground. It is estimated that the amount of heat within 30,000 feet below the earth’s surface holds potentially… Read More

  • Google Sinks $10 Million Into New Geothermal Technologies

    Google’s philanthropic arms, Google.org, is investing a little over $10 million into the development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Rather than extracting heat from the ground a few hundred feet down (or less) as traditional geothermal systems do, EGS goes several kilometers deep into the hot rock under the Earth. If we could tap just two percent of that heat under the… Read More