Citations with the tag: GEOTHERMAL resources
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- Drawing heat directly from the Earth.
Chapman, Michael // Consumers' Research Magazine; Feb1993, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p18
Discusses the drawing of heat directly from the Earth. Conventional heat pumps; Geothermal, or ground-source, heat pumps (GHP); Efficiency of GHPs; Harvesting Earth's heat; Types of GHPs; Cost of GHPs; Contact points.
- Nevada project breaks the mould.
Chapman, Michael // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 04/20/98, Vol. 240 Issue 16, p28
Focuses on the conditional approval of the geothermal district heating project the United States, from the Nevada Public Utilities Commission, which may become operational in October 1999. Increase of the country's direct use of geothermal energy by 50 percent; Comments from John W. Lund,...
- in depth Northern rock.
Chapman, Michael // Engineer (00137758); 10/4/2010, Vol. 295 Issue 7803, p27
No abstract available.
- Deep heat.
Tenenbaum, David // Earth; Jan1994, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p58
Considers efforts to harness geothermal energy. Testing by Los Alamos National Laboratory to extract geothermal energy from hot, dry underground rocks; Lukewarm performance of geothermal energy due to slide in fossil fuel prices; Definition of geothermal power; Virtually inexhaustible supply of...
- Prospectors sink 2000 m geothermal well.
Tenenbaum, David // Modern Power Systems; Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p12
Reports that prospectors in Tibet have sunk a geothermal well 2000 meters deep and found water with a temperature of 260 degrees Centigrade.
- Geothermal conditioning shaves 250,000 kwh per year at new school.
Nelson, Kessel L. // Energy User News; Oct97, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p1
States that the Garrard County School District is saving 250,000 kilowatt hours per year through the use of geothermal technologies uses in the Camp Dick Robinson, an elementary school. When the school was completed; Cost of the geothermal system; Information on the company that installed the...
- Second-guessing nature.
Nelson, Kessel L. // Sierra; Nov/Dec84, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p52
The developers who plan to build a huge geothermal energy project in a 22,000 acre tract called Kahauale's, which is on a boundary of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, claimed they could operate for 20 years before an eruption would interfere. Within months, lava pouring from a breach in the...
- Icy hot.
Nelson, Kessel L. // National Geographic World; Apr97, Issue 260, p7
Presents information concerning geothermal energy in Iceland. Blue Lagoon created by the energy plant in Reykjavk, Iceland which pumps hot water from volcanic ground to supply heat for homes and steam for electricity; Climate in Iceland. INSET: Real gusher..
- Montana growers harness natural energy.
Wells, Diane // Fedgazette; Jun90, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the use of geothermal energy by Montana growers. Savings to be realized from geothermal greenhouses; Use of geothermal greenhouses by companies such as Montana Rose and Hunter Hot Springs.
- GEOTHERMAL HEATS UP.
Wells, Diane // Electric Perspectives; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p11
The article focuses on the status and outlook of the U.S. geothermal industry which generates 3.1 gigawatts yearly in nine U.S. western states like Nevada, California and Utah.
- 21st-century energy--you're standing on it.
Cawood, Matthew // Australian Geographic; Oct-Dec96, Issue 44, p21
Focuses on hot dry rock (HDR) as a potential energy source in Australia. Principles behind HDR energy; Challenges in making HDR energy economically viable; HDR project at Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley.
- Hot spots in cold places.
Wyatt, J.M. // Backpacker; Feb1990, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p16
Presents a wintertime hiker's guide to hot springs located in the Western United States. Includes travel and safety information. Kennedy Hot Springs (Wash.); Granite Hot Springs (Wyo.); McCauley Hot Spring (N. Mex.); More. INSET: Avalanche! (how to recognize avalanche potential), by S....
- Heat beneath Tibet
Maozheng, You; Chifei, Zhang; Mingtao, Zhang; Zhijie, Liao // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); May1979, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p560
No abstract available.
- Geothermal power potential approaches 5GW.
Maozheng, You; Chifei, Zhang; Mingtao, Zhang; Zhijie, Liao // Modern Power Systems; Sep93, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the geothermal potential in New Zealand. Capability of geothermal energy to provide base load generating capacity; Predicted emergence of small projects in the future; Efforts by several companies to harness geothermal power in the region; Role of modern technologies in making...
- State Should Not Overlook Its Geothermal Potential.
Maozheng, You; Chifei, Zhang; Mingtao, Zhang; Zhijie, Liao // State Journal (WV); 5/25/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p28
The author discusses the use of geothermal sources of energy in West Virginia.
- Hot rock power.
East, Roger // Green Futures; Jan2010, Issue 75, p10
The article focuses on the initiative of Great Britain and the U.S. in investing in deep geothermal power.
East, Roger // Green Futures; Jan2010, Issue 75, p11
The article mentions that the projected capacity of geothermal energy in the U.S. would be 9,600 megawatts.
- U.S. adds 91 MW of geothermal generating capacity in 2011.
East, Roger // Power Engineering; May2012, Vol. 116 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the claim by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) that the geothermal sector in the U.S. has added around 91 megawatt (MW) of new capacity in 2011.
- New geothermal heat pump systems extend ctrs' hvac...
East, Roger // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 1/15/96, Vol. 197 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the replacement of traditional chillers and boilers in hotels with geothermal heat pump systems because of their low operating costs and minimal maintenance requirements. Geothermal successes; Description of systems; Expectations of systems.
- Geothermal energy.
East, Roger // Presidents & Prime Ministers; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p29
Predicts that Indonesia could become the world's largest user of geothermal power during the next century. Comments by Sayogi Sudarman, manager of geothermal evaluations at Indonesia's state oil company Pertamina; Numbers of active and extinct volcanoes; Two geothermal power plants established.
- New faithful.
Heist, Annette // Natural History; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p82
Provides information on the Fly Ranch in Nevada. Information on geothermal water that flows in the area; Transformation of the area into a dessert wetland.
- Drilling for hot rocks.
Stover, Dawn; Skerrett, P.J. // Popular Science; Apr93, Vol. 242 Issue 4, p29
Reports that researchers are studying a geothermal resource, called hot dry rock, which is found everywhere on Earth. According to estimates from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, enough energy could be extracted to meet the nation's heat and electricity needs for thousands of years....
- Fire Meets Ice.
Stover, Dawn; Skerrett, P.J. // Odyssey; Apr2000, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p48
Focuses on the use of geothermal energy in Iceland.
- Aluminum as a depth-sensitive tracer of entrainment in submarine hydrothermal plumes.
Lunel, T.; Rudnicki, M. // Nature; 3/8/1990, Vol. 344 Issue 6262, p137
Demonstrates that aluminium can be used as a sensitive tracer of entrainment as it varies markedly with depth in the immediate vicinity of hydrothermal vents. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Bacterial mats from Crater Lake, Oregon and their relationship to possible deep-lake hydrothermal...
Dymond, J.; Collier, R.W. // Nature; 12/7/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6250, p673
Presents submersible observations of the bottom of Crater Lake, Oregon, which reveal communities of bacteria that are usually associated with anomaly warm, saline waters. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- W.Va. Is Hot.
T. G. // ASEE Prism; Dec2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p18
The article reports on the geothermal resources discovered in West Virginia which has the potential to generate 18,890 megawatts as estimated by the researchers at Southern Methodist University's Geothermal Laboratory.
- China to further exploit Yangpachen geothermal reserve.
T. G. // Tibetan Review: The Monthly Magazine on all Aspects of Tibet; May2010, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p15
The article reports on the plan of China to further exploit Yangpachen geothermal reserves in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR).
- Halide systematics of submarine hydrothermal vents.
Campbell, A.C.; Edmond, J.M. // Nature; 11/9/1989, Vol. 342 Issue 6246, p168
Presents the first systematic study of Br and I in mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal vent fluids to constrain the models of halide diversity better by ascertaining their behavior relative to Cl. Research methods.
- Temperature measurements during initiation and growth of a black smoker chimney.
Tivey, M.K.; Olson, L.O. // Nature; 7/5/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6279, p51
Presents the results of an `in situ' experiment which allows direct observation of stage I growth processes of a black smoker chimney by monitoring wall and fluid temperatures. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Ocean ridges in hot water.
Poreda, R.J. // Nature; 8/9/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6284, p516
Examines the advances being made in the understanding of submarine ridge crest dynamics, where hydrothermal vents allow sea water to sink below the sea floor to be heated by magma and forced out again. Measuring heat and 3He fluxes; Processes behind hydrothermal systems; Origins of megaplumes.
- Changes in submarine hydrothermal 3He/heat ratios as an indicator of magmatic/tectonic activity.
Baker, E.; Lupton, J.E. // Nature; 8/9/1990, Vol. 346 Issue 6284, p556
Reports on the submarine hydrothermal research being conducted at the Juan de Fuca Ridge, an area of high magmatic and tectonic activity. Monitoring 3He concentrations and temperature anomalies; Megaplumes; Conclusions drawn from statistical ratios.
- Geothermal energy: An underground idea starts to surface.
Baker, E.; Lupton, J.E. // Engineered Systems; Apr98, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p25
Deals with the emergence of geothermal energy. Fast-food chains in the United States which utilizes the power; Consideration for residential use of the energy; How geothermal system works.
- Iceland's hydrogen hopes.
Eisenstein, Paul // Professional Engineering; 09/06/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p37
No abstract available.
- WaterFurnace: Future of Geothermal Looks Bright.
Weil, Michael // Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering; May2010, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p15
The article reports on the potential economic development of the geothermal industry in the U.S.
- Erratum: FeAs2 biomineralization on encrusted bacteria in hot springs: an ecological role of symbiotic bacteria.
Tazaki, Kazue; Rafiqul, Islam ABM; Nagai, Kaori; Kurihara, Takayuki // Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences; Apr2004, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p481
Presents an error in the article "FeAs2 Biomineralization on Encrusted Bacteria in Hot Springs: An Ecological Role of Symbiotic Bacteria," in which there is insufficient attribution by the authors for four sentences of text.
- Steam: Heat from the earth.
Vangen, Clara // Buildings; July97, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p60
Discusses how geothermal energy fields generate clean and renewable energy. Start of using geothermal energy; Kinds of energy provided by the geothermal energy fields; Uses of the energy fields; Process of retrieving and utilizing hot groundwater.
- THE perfect pool.
Schnitzspahn, Doug // Backpacker; Apr2008, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p60
The article offers information on several hot springs.
- Developers get a chill from Exelon.
Daniels, Steve // Crain's Chicago Business; 02/19/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p3
No abstract available.
- Passive Seismic Monitoring of Mine-scale Geothermal Activity: A Trial at Lihir Open Pit Mine.
Luo, X.; Creighton, A.; Gough, J. // Pure & Applied Geophysics; Feb2010, Vol. 167 Issue 1/2, p119
The Lihir open pit mine in Papua New Guinea is located inside an old volcano where geothermal activity is strongly present. Outbursts of hot water and steam into the mining areas were a major safety concern. Passive seismic monitoring was carried out at the mine to investigate whether the...
- Free Webinar in September: Closing the Loop on Geothermal.
Luo, X.; Creighton, A.; Gough, J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 8/17/2009, Vol. 237 Issue 16, p4
The article offers information on the Webinar titled "Closing the Loop: Understanding Geothermal Loop Installation" to be held in Troy, Michigan on September 9, 2009.
- Geothermal Energy Takes Center Stage at Conference.
Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal; 8/8/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p25
The article reports on the plan of Geothermal Resources Council to hold its 35th annual meeting on October 23-26, 2011 at the Hotel Circle in Mission Valley, California.
- Technology today.
Pierce, Alan J. // Tech Directions; Feb97, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p8
No abstract available.
- GEO Signs MOU.
Pierce, Alan J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 5/30/2011, Vol. 243 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) with the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) to promote mutual interests through cooperation in the field of public outreach in the U.S.
- GEOTHERMAL ENERGY C.
Pierce, Alan J. // ICIS Chemical Business; 1/18/2010, Vol. 277 Issue 3, Special section pS4
The article offers information on the insulation process of geothermal energy.
- EUI and School Building.
Spielvogel, Larry // ASHRAE Journal; Jul2010, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p14
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Geothermal for School" in the May 2010 issue.
- A Geothermal Deal That's Hard To Refuse.
Siegel, James J. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 10/28/2002, Vol. 217 Issue 9, p14
Focuses on the importance of geothermal technology in reducing energy bills. Proponents of geothermal systems; Elimination of the burden of high front-end costs; Methods of providing geothermal to the customers.
- Miracle on 64th Street.
Siegel, James J. // Christian Science Monitor; 6/2/97, Vol. 89 Issue 130, p20
Editorial. Comments on a building being built in Manhattan, New York, which will get some of its energy from holes dug deep into the Earth. Details on the project; Potential benefits of such a project.
- Japan's winter roads are piping hot.
Motluk, Alison // New Scientist; 11/30/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2058, p22
Reports on the use of geothermal heat in snow-melting systems in Japan. Comparison with conventional systems; Function of the system during the summer season.
- Spring mires fed by hot artesian water in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Grootjans, A. P.; Grundling, P.-L.; Grundling, A.; Linstr�m, A.; Engelbrecht, J.; Price, J. S. // Mires & Peat; 2010, Vol. 6, p1
This article describes two spring mire complexes in the Kruger National Park (South Africa) that are fed by thermal water with a temperature of 37-42�C. The mires are small (1-20 m in diameter). The peat thickness is 1-2.5 m, of which 1-1.5 m is elevated above the surroundings. Some of the...
- There's geothermal energy down in the mines.
Surette, Ralph // Canadian Geographic; Jun/Jul91, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p78
Focuses on the geothermal energy source from the closed coal mines of Springhill, Nova Scotia. Description of how geothermal energy is harnessed and used in industries; Extraction of energy from the heated water and boost it to a temperature suitable for heating; Potential impact of geothermal...