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Geothermal Rupture in Australia Causes Setback

A geological rupture at a geothermal plant in Australia has caused a setback for an alternative energy company called Geodynamics Ltd. There was an explosion recently at the remote Cooper Basin that caused the plant to shut down. Nobody was injured and nothing toxic escaped. In fact the only thing …

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Raser Discovers Large Geothermal Field in Utah

Raser Technologies Incorporated has discovered a large geothermal field for renewable energy about 180 miles southwest of Salt Lake City. The company’s stock has quickly risen on news that it is near completion of commissioning its first geothermal power units in Beaver County, at a place called Thermo. Raser is …

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Schools and Zoos Embracing Geothermal Energy

Schools and zoos (one may argue that they are in fact the same) are embracing geothermal energy. Take for instance the middle schools near Madison, Wisconsin and the public zoo in Toledo, Ohio. The Fort Atkinson School District in Madison, WI has decided to embrace geothermal energy as a method …

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Green Dorms Being Built at University of Illinois

Break open the Champaign, because at the University of Illinois in Champaign green dormitories are being built. Under construction is the $23 million 262-bed residence hall that will feature geothermal energy to heat rooms and water. The U of I Presby Hall will not only feature state of the art …

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