Geothermal Energy

First 'Negative Emissions' Plant Opens in Iceland, Turning Atmospheric CO2 Into Stone

It sounds like science fiction: A device that sucks greenhouse gasses out of our warming atmosphere and turns it to stone. But as Akshat Rathi …

Energy

Turning greenhouse gas into stone: World's first carbon-negative power plant opens

While Australia rejects a clean energy target, Iceland is aiming to go beyond zero, creating a carbon-negative power industry.<p>On October 11, one of …

Energy

This Incredible Power Plant Produces Nothing But Electricity And Stone

Amazing work Iceland 👌<p>In a bid to tackle climate change and stop the world from reaching the upper limit of two degrees warming before 2020, …

Energy

Town can run on hot water

The move to sustainable energy was the vision of long-serving Winton councillor and mayor Graham “Butch’’ Lenton, who died recently.<p>Council chief …

Renewable Energy

First facility grabs CO₂ from the air and stores it underground | Ars Technica

Swiss hardware piggybacks on existing Icelandic storage project.<p>In a press conference presentation Wednesday, Reykjavik Energy’s Edda Aradóttir …

Energy

The World's First Negative Emissions Plant Is Now Online

Thanks to new carbon capture tech, one power plant in Iceland is generating power and cleaning the air at the same time.<p>Climate change is the looming international crisis of the 21st century. If we don't eliminate our carbon dioxide emissions in the next few decades, the Earth's climate will change …

Business

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Energy

Plugging in to a volcano: Geothermal power and the science that enables it | Ars Technica

Scientists’ numerical models and chemistry map geothermal fields, regulate use.<p>In Rotorua, New Zealand, the evidence of geothermal activity is …

New Zealand

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The University of Utah is preparing to flip the switch on geothermal and solar energy for its Salt Lake City campus.<p>Under an agreement announced …

Renewable Energy

Pull the plug on planet-warming power plants

Readers were dumbfounded by an op-ed calling for more gas-fired facilities in NYC<p><b>To the editor:</b><p>Arthur Kremer argues for building natural gas-burning, …

Renewable Energy

EDC takes in new partner

Energy Development Corp. is primed for “future growth” with the entry of new strategic partner Philippines Renewable Energy Holdings Corp. (PREHC) …

Philippines

Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power The Entire Planet Twice Over

Geothermal energy is definitely an underrated resource. Fair enough, not every country in the world has access to it, because not every single country sits atop a magma chamber that can be tapped for thermal juice, so to speak. Nevertheless, those that have really seem to take advantage of it.<p>Take …

Geology

Dandelion Energy: Bringing Affordable Geothermal to New York - Renewable Energy - MOTHER EARTH NEW

When I bought my home over a decade ago there was one thing I definitely noticed. The basement during the summer was always naturally cool because it …

Renewable Energy

’A huge boon:’ Alberta town hopes to pull new kind of energy from old gas well

The town of Hinton is planning to pull a different kind of energy from the abandoned oil and gas wells that ring its outskirts.<p>The town is teaming up …

Canadian News

Alberta town hopes to pull new kind of energy from old gas well

'It would be a huge boon for the economy of this province,' says U of A geologist<p>An Alberta town is planning to pull a different kind of energy from …

Canada

Alberta town looks to install Canada's first geothermal heating system

An Alberta town is teaming up with academic researchers and the private sector to install what may be Canada's first geothermal heating system in its …

Canadian News

WAMANJI: Geothermal places Kenya into future

In Summary<p>The hitherto lucrative but destructive biofuels are under siege from cleaner sources.<br>• Massive research has gone into the production of …

Energy

Scotland to get its first deep geothermal heating system providing cheap renewable energy

Scotland’s first deep geothermal heating system – which will use the warmth emanating from the Earth’s magma-filled mantle – is to go ahead after the …

Renewable Energy

Location of £9 million research site to be decided in coming months

The project exploring how redundant coal mines could heat homes will be positioned on Clyde Gateway land, either in Rutherglen or the Dalmarnock side …

Renewable Energy

Geothermal energy: Why hasn't it caught on yet?

Despite being one of the lowest-cost and most reliable renewable energy sources, harnessing heat from the Earth almost doesn't happen outside …

World News

Google spinoff from X, Dandelion, targets the Albany, NY, area for its geothermal energy - Albany Business Review

Dandelion, a geothermal energy startup backed by Google is basing itself in the Albany,… more<p>Courtesy of Dandelion<p>Dandelion, a geothermal energy …

Renewable Energy

White Snake House / Pierre Minassian architecte + AUM architecture

<b>Site</b><p>40 hectares including a lake and an oak forest. The lake is oval shaped and located in the middle of the forest.<p>The clients originally wanted to …

Architecture

How Kenya Is Using The Earth's Heat To Power The Country

If you think of geothermal power having a national home, it is probably the frozen expanse of Iceland or perhaps the volcanic springs of New Zealand. Both countries, on opposite sides of the world, owe their famously prolific geological activity to their position on shifting tectonic plates.<p>In …

Renewable Energy

Midwest greenhouse heated with geothermal energy produces citrus year-round for $1 per day

Those who live in the Midwest United States understand how difficult it can be to eat local during winter. But for Russ Finch and his community, the …

Lifestyle

ReNu Energy Limited - An Undervalued Company On The Cusp Of High Growth

ReNu Energy is a transformed solar and bioenergy business that is moving forward with high momentum; 2 major project wins and 1 major grant funding …

Stocks

Pertamina establishes more subsidiaries

State-owned energy giant Pertamina has announced that it has established several subsidiaries to operate in the fields of electricity, geothermal, …

Energy

A Road Map to 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 139 Countries by 2050

Wind, solar, hydropower, and geothermal could power most of the world, argues Mark Jacobson and team Illustration: The Solutions ProjectNearly 140 …

Renewable Energy

It’s Been a Decade Since Google Jumped Into Energy. Is It Any Closer to a Moonshot?

It’s been 10 years since Google shifted some of its attention from bits and bytes toward the world of therms and electrons.It started with a …

Renewable Energy

The Best Far-Flung Airbnb's For People Who Want to Get the Hell Away

Want to get away—like, really really far away? Head to a castle, or a windmill, or a riverside villa.<p>Airbnb enables you to live the life of someone you will never be, which is why in this specific argument, it is good. Sure, there are arguments for its detrimental nature, but also, we could all …

Hotels

Madrid's new 'Desert City' is a spectacular home for over 400 species of cacti

Madrid’s dry heat may not bode well for lush flower gardens, but the hundreds of cacti in the city’s new cactus park are sure to thrive. Designed by …

Architecture