Latest Geothermal heating Stories

Geothermal Mapping Confirms Vast Coast-to-coast Clean Energy Source
2011-10-26 03:09:35

New research from SMU´s Geothermal Laboratory, funded by a grant from Google.org, documents significant geothermal resources across the United States capable of producing more than three million megawatts of green power — 10 times the installed capacity of coal power plants today. Sophisticated mapping produced from the research, viewable via Google Earth at www.google.org/egs, demonstrates that vast reserves of this green, renewable source of power generated from the...

2011-08-16 13:26:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With record summer temperatures scorching most of the U.S., consumers everywhere are looking for answers to reduce their home heating and cooling costs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/CL53261 ) The Titan Agency, an Atlanta-based full service advertising and marketing agency with offices in Miami, recently teamed up with home improvement expert Danny Lipford to produce a satellite media tour (SMT) for its client, Bosch...

2011-08-05 15:59:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information, Inc. presents a new market research report, "Geothermal Heat Pumps and Direct Use" by Pike Research (For more information: http://www.giiresearch.com/report/pike206548-geothermal-heat-pumps-direct-use-residential.html). Direct use of geothermal, primarily heat pumps, is on the rise as demand for electricity expands worldwide and energy prices increase. Geothermal heat pumps provide an efficient and reliable option for...

2011-08-03 07:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier announced that it has acquired a controlling interest in Shandong Fuerda Air Conditioner Equipment Co., Ltd., a leader in China's water source and geothermal heat pump segment. As a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), Carrier is the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions and is committed to improving the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

GeoTek has developed the system to eliminate pumps and motors typically needed in binary geothermal energy production Midland, TX (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 The Department of Energy has selected GeoTek Energy, LLC (http://www.geotekenergy.com), a geothermal power technology company, to receive $450,000 for the initial design of its Gravity Head Energy System (GHES) with the potential for up to $2.4 million in additional funding to validate the design and further develop the GHES. GeoTek has...

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