geothermal

A year after Hawaii’s Kīlauea eruptions, a nearby geothermal plant eyes restart

A year after Hawaii’s Kīlauea eruptions, a nearby geothermal plant eyes restart

Operator hopes to send power back to the grid before the year is out.
Swedish technology could make geothermal as mainstream as wind and solar

Swedish technology could make geothermal as mainstream as wind and solar

Geothermal power is flexible, like natural-gas power, providing energy whenever needed. And it’s green, like wind and solar power, producing almost no emissions.
Dandelion Energy, the Alphabet X spinout, raises another $16M led by GV and Comcast

Dandelion Energy, the Alphabet X spinout, raises another $16M led by GV and Comcast

As tech companies continue their race to control the smart home, a promising energy startup has raised a round of funding from traditionally-tech and strategic investors, for a geothermal solution to
How Dandelion is making geothermal heating affordable

How Dandelion is making geothermal heating affordable

Millions of US citizens still use oil and natural gas to heat their homes during the winter. Many would like to switch to geothermal, a cleaner and ultimately cheaper system that leverages the natural
Great drone footage of Nevada's unnatural natural wonder

Great drone footage of Nevada's unnatural natural wonder

Fly Geyser was accidentally created in 1964 by well drilling for geothermal energy. In the ensuing half century, the continuously-spouting geyser has accumulated quite a mound of travertine terraces
In Hawaii, lava continues its creep onto grounds of geothermal power plant

In Hawaii, lava continues its creep onto grounds of geothermal power plant

60,000 gallons of pentane have been removed from the site.
Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Abu Dhabi “Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now overwhelmingly a smart economic one,” said…

Humanity’s fight against climate change is failing. One technology can change that.

Iceland is cold. But it sits atop one of the world’s hottest underground regions, giving the country the ability to tap into a massive store…

Japan is sitting on a massive geothermal reserve that heats thousands of spas

This segment originally aired Nov. 1, 2016, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. “Somewhere in Japan, a Japanese person is always in an onsen,” onsen owner Shunji Shibatani told VICE News correspondent Isobel