Drilling starts for Cornell University geothermal project

The Cornell University Borehole Observatory located on a Cornell-owned gravel parking lot near Palm Road. (source: Cornell University) The initial borehole being drilled at Cornell University will be used to collect data and assess the viability of the large-scale geothermal heating project. Drilling has started for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory (CUBO) as part of … Read more

2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’ geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus. Drilling for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory (CUBO) began June 21 and is expected to last about two months. The borehole, located on a Cornell-owned gravel parking lot near Palm Road, will be subjected to a … Read more

Airborne survey reveals Yellowstone geothermal fluid pathways

Yellowstone National Park (Source: Flickr, CC, By: Frank Kovalchek) An airborne geophysical survey done by USGS geophysicist Carol Finn Ph.D. has provided valuable insights on the fluid pathways controlling geothermal fluids in the Yellowstone National Park. An article published by Seequent features the results of a geophysical study done by US Geological Survey (USGS) Research … Read more

Landau city council considers revival of geothermal power plant

Landau geothermal power plant, Germany (source: Claus Ableiter, creative commons) Amidst the need for energy independence, the city council of Landau in Germany is consulting experts as they consider reviving the local geothermal power plant. The city council of Landau in southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany is consulting experts and entrepreneurs in an effort to reverse the … Read more

Ground-breaking innovations in geothermal energy

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sponsored by: Innovation and Tech in Alberta Innovation and Tech in Alberta An expanding geothermal space means more job opportunities for geologists and other highly qualified personnel in Canada’s oil and gas industry Publishing date: May 13, 2022 • 2 hours ago • 2 minutes read The FutEra Power Heat Exchanger arriving … Read more

4,100 Feet Underground, Scientists Test a Unique Geothermal Energy System

Team collaborates on assembling and testing “rock star” system 4,100 feet underground A team of scientists has assembled a first-of-its-kind system to help them understand how to harness energy from deep below ground. The Stimulation and Flow System is the newest “rock star” from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and its partners, designed to investigate … Read more

New report explores geothermal potential near Whistler 

Could you imagine a massive geothermal power plant just outside of Whistler? That could be a possibility, according to Geoscience BC. A new study released April 26 examines the geology and ground temperature in the area of ​​Mount Cayley, located about 20 miles west of Whistler. “At the moment, Canada is the only country on … Read more

Is geothermal energy finally seeing the light of day?

Twenty years ago, Stephen Grasby was met with blank stares when he mentioned that he studied geothermal energy. Taking no offense, the geochemist plugged away as a researcher for the Geological Survey of Canada, convinced that one day the stars would align such that geothermal energy – the earth’s heat – would form an instrumental … Read more

Job – Exploration Geoscientist, Geothermal – Eden GeoPower

Geothermal energy startup Eden GeoPower Inc. (Eden) is seeking to fill a position of an Exploration Geoscientist – Geothermal. Eden GeoPower is developing electro-hydraulic fracturing technologies to increase the recovery of subsurface resources. Our goal is to develop sustainable electric stimulation methods to decrease water use, underground water contamination, wastewater production, air pollution, and induced … Read more

DOE Launches $84 Million Program to Demonstrate Enhanced Geothermal Energy Systems

WASHINGTON, DC – The US Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a request for information (RFI) to support $ 84 million in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) pilot demonstration projects included in President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The legislation authorizes DOE to support four competitively selected pilot projects that demonstrate EGS in different types of geology. … Read more