Posts tagged: geothermal

How a Green Energy System Could Benefit Downtown Sydney

‘It would be cheaper than what we are doing now’ By: Joan Weeks Experts in green energy heating are meeting with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality this week to discuss the potential for a district system for downtown Sydney, N.S. “It would be cheaper than what we are doing now and is particularly beneficial to Sydney […]

Notre Dame Works to Reduce Carbon Footprint with New Solar Panel Array

By: Caroline Torie Brand new solar panels are now soaking up the sun — helping to power a Notre Dame-owned warehouse in South Bend. On sunny and cloudy days, solar panels are collecting sustainable energy. Solar energy can be used in many ways, and panels are also cost effective. The University sees this new solar […]

Innovative Projects to Harness Green Energy for a Cleaner Future

By: Carrie Ann As awareness about the harmful effects of the conventional sources of energy is spreading, researchers, as well as investors, are incorporating renewable energy resources as much as possible. Right from solar farms to massive wind turbine systems, organizations are collecting energy in humongous amounts of the wind, water, and the sun and […]

Geothermal Energy: What It Is, and Is It Right for Your Home?

If you ask any energy expert, they will tell you that most of our power in the U.S. is generated from fossil fuels, like coal and natural gas, along with a minority of renewable resources such as wind, hydro and solar. However, most people don’t realize one of the best renewable resources is right below […]

Developers Warm to Small-Scale Geothermal

Ground Source Heat Pumps(GSHPs), and their application in geothermal heat extraction, have matured as a technology in recent years. But their take-up varies widely in Europe from country to country. Climatic and geological conditions differ a great deal, and economic circumstances and traditional construction methods are wildly dissimilar. At the recent Ground Source Live! Conference […]