Category Archives: Geothermal

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) have a long way to go

Geothermal plants such as the world’s largest “The Geysers” in California exist in the rare hot spots near the surface and also need to be near population centers so that the transmission lines don’t end up costing as much or … Continue reading

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Geothermal – can it make up for peak fossil fuels?

94% of all known U.S. geothermal resources are located in California. Only a few urban areas in California and other states with geothermal resources (i.e. volcanoes, hot springs, and geysers) are near enough to exploit them.  This is because the … Continue reading

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