News & Articles on Geothermal Energy

Geothermal is the ugly duckling of renewable energy and is often overlooked in preference to wind and solar. However, comprehensive renewable energy policy should include provisions for geothermal energy. In some regions, especially around the Ring of Fire, geothermal is a major source of renewably-generated electricity. Today, geothermal power plants supply 4% of California’s electricity consumption. It can do much more.

Geysers Loosing Steam: a Finite Resource After All?


Paul Gipe

Note: This article was written for Independent Energy Magazine. The date indicated was January 3, 1980. I can’t remember when …