See on Scoop.it – PRG HAWAII NEWS WITH RUSS ROBERTS Geothermal energy is potentially the largest – and presently the most misunderstood – source of energy in the U.S. and the world today. Russell Roberts‘s insight: An excellent discussion of geothermal energy. Aloha, Russ. See on thinkgeoenergy.com Share this:LinkedInFacebookTwitterStumbleUponGoogleDiggRedditEmailLike this:Like Loading... Filed under: prgnewshawaiiRead Full Story
See on Scoop.it – PRG HAWAII NEWS WITH RUSS ROBERTS Hawaii Electric Light Co. (HELCO) has postponed the decision on the award of a contract for a 50 MW geothermal development on the Big Island of Hawaii. No new date is given. Russell Roberts‘s insight: Hawaii Electric Light Company (HELCO) president Warren Lee says the bidding and planning process is taking longer than expected. Lee believes many companies are balking at the idea of extending geothermal energy production on Hawaii Island...Read Full Story
A large, fully refurbished manor house was in need of an efficient heating system that was reliable, flexible and could support a fully refurbished heritage property. The manor house holds years of history within its walls, but the architect and consultant working on the project needed to inject some modern technology into the site. The historic building is surrounded by vast amounts of land which made the site ideal to install highly efficient, long-lasting ground source heat pumps. The...Read Full Story
See on Scoop.it – PRG HAWAII NEWS WITH RUSS ROBERTS Image via Wikipedia Definitions of geothermal energy on the Web: energy derived from the heat in the interior of the (What Is Geothermal Energy? Russell Roberts‘s insight: A basic primer on geothermal energy. Aloha, Russ. See on www.restrends.com About these ads Share this:LinkedInFacebookTwitterStumbleUponGoogleDiggRedditEmailLike this:Like Loading... Filed under: prgnewshawaiiRead Full Story
The goal of energy efficiency is to reduce our energy needs without reducing the benefits that energy brings. In a recent article, Douglas Dougherty of AHRC news offers the explanation of what everyone, including utilities, should strive for: the Negawatt. The Negawatt follows the theory that the lowest cost unit of energy is actually a unit of energy that is not used at all. Reducing Energy Consumption In his discussion, he notes that the building sector of our economy uses 41% of our...Read Full Story
Geothermal power is the use of geothermal heat for electricity generation.