25.5% of US Electricity Coming from Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 07:30:07 +0000

Renewable Energy Keeps Growing in USA Electricity generated by renewable energy sources continues to grow month over month and year over year in the United States. In April 2022, the share of US electricity coming from renewable energy was up to 29.3%. That was up from 24.8% in April 2020 and 25.7% in April 2021. […]

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U.S. Mining & Geothermal Industries Could Strike G.O.L.D. Through Partnership

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 03:50:24 +0000

A partnership between the mining and geothermal industries could lead both toward a more lucrative and greener future. Across the United States there are more than 3 million abandoned mining wells. Each hole drilled into the ground offers more than just the ghost of minerals never found. There are layers of valuable data waiting for […]

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What Are Geophones?

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 23:44:46 +0000

The Tool That Could Unlock the Potential of Geothermal Energy Deploying 60 gigawatts of geothermal electricity would be enough to provide clean, reliable power for 129 million American homes and businesses. A key factor to unlocking that amount of always-available geothermal energy could be through innovation in subsurface seismic sensors, or geophones. A Hot Research […]

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U.S. DOE Launches $84 Million Enhanced Geothermal Energy Systems Program (Video)

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 16:00:54 +0000

geothermal energy systems enhancedDOE Requests Information on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments to Spur Growth in Geothermal Energy Systems, A Source of Round-the-Clock Clean Power WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) [last week] 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 […]

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Renewable Energy Provided 24% of US Electricity in December

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 02:45:55 +0000

Renewable energy sources — particularly solar and wind energy — now dominate new US power capacity installations. But they don’t dominate electricity generation in the country. December 2021 Renewable Energy Generation In the month of December 2021, renewable energy sources accounted for 23.8% of electricity generation across the United States. Wind energy alone accounted for […]

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Geothermal Drilling: U.S. DOE Announces $20 Million to Lower Costs of Geothermal Drilling

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2022 19:30:15 +0000

Geothermal, Image NRELDrilling Efficiency Demonstrations Will Set the Stage for Transferring Lab Technology to the Marketplace WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $20 million in funding to lower the cost of developing geothermal energy by demonstrating faster drilling technologies to shorten the time it takes to develop projects overall. DOE […]

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