geothermal power

Alaska plans geothermal lease sale for volcano near Anchorage

BY: - August 9, 2023

The Alaska Division of Oil and Gas is preparing to hold a lease sale offering rights to explore for geothermal energy resources of Mount Spurr, a snow-capped volcano about 80 miles northwest of Anchorage. The decision was announced on July 28 by Division Director Derek Nottingham It comes two years after the division issued noncompetitive […]

Tech breakthrough could boost states’ use of geothermal power

BY: - August 4, 2023

Lawmakers in some states have been laying the groundwork to add geothermal power to the electrical grid and pump underground heat into buildings. Now, a technological breakthrough could dramatically expand those ambitions — and perhaps unleash a new wave of policies to tap into geothermal sources. Last month, a company announced the successful demonstration in the West of […]