Earthquakes related to geothermal power development aren’t rare, but a swarm of temblors in Switzerland brings work in St. Gallen to a halt.
Indiana’s Ball State University gets the go-ahead to finish off the nation’s biggest ground-source, closed-loop geothermal heating and cooling system.
The system is expected to save the 119 year-old building $100,000 in heating and cooling costs in the first year alone.
New studies provide fresh insight into how our poking around underground causes seismic activity.
Legislation and the president are putting pressure on the U.S. military to step up its game on renewable energy.
Power generation from renewable sources is expected to surpass that from natural gas by 2016, becoming the second most important global electricity source, after coal.
Around 1.3 trillion US dollars have been invested into the renewable energy sector since 2006 and the growth trend is set to continue.