Team of scientists speculates that the last common ancestor of life on Earth got its start in the planet's natural hot tubs.
Google-sponsored study from SMU finds that new techniques mean geothermal power can be done in many areas in the U.S. and supply a signficant portion of U.S. electricity in the future.
Simbol Materials opens an operation in California to extract lithium, zinc, and other metals for batteries from the discharge of geothermal plants.
DOE guarantees $350 million loan to Ormat Technologies for three more power plants in the state.
Growing global energy demand will drive interest, capacity in underground alternative energy source.
Report shows state-by-state analysis of how much U.S. geothermal energy power is potentially available if current projects are completed.
AltaRock Energy is one of a few companies pursuing enhanced geothermal systems, a technology that holds lots of promise but has raised concerns about safety.
Old Faithful may be synonymous with the park's geothermal activity in most visitors' minds, but there are hundreds of other geysers, hot pools, etc., worth visiting.
Obama marks 100 days after stimulus at huge solar installation at Nellis Air Force base in Nevada, while GE says it will maintain spending on green-tech R&D
Google.org's Dan Reicher says enhanced geothermal has three times the potential of wind, and Google will soon release its PowerMeter energy monitoring software.