Category: Geothermal

How Does Geothermal Heating Work?

Here’s a bit of interesting trivia for you. The town I live in, Klamath Falls, was actually the second town in the United States to install a city wide geothermal heating utility. It’s because of this facility that I became interested in this type of heating. Our town’s facility provides heat to government buildings as well as some commercial buildings. They even use it to keep the ice melted on the sidewalks and bridges in the winter time. Without this source of low cost geothermal heat, these types of luxuries that we enjoy just wouldn’t be cost effective. What Is…

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Some Interesting Facts About Geothermal Energy

In this article I’ll be teaching you about what this type of energy is as well as providing you with some interesting facts about geothermal energy. What is geothermal energy? In its most simple form, geothermal energy is simply heat that is stored deep inside the earth. This heat is very intense and when harnessed, it can be used for a variety of purposes ranging from heating water and buildings to generating electricity. The History Of Geothermal Energy Perhaps one of the earliest uses of this type of energy has been in use for thousands of years and that is…

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Is Geothermal Energy Renewable or Nonrenewable?

Many students of renewable energy find themselves asking the question; is geothermal energy renewable? Today I’ll do my best to answer that question for you but you should know that this post won’t teach you what this type of energy actually is since I’ve already covered that in another article here at There’s no sense beating around the bush so let’s get right to it. The answer to the question; “is geothermal renewable?” is yes! It is absolutely a renewable energy resource.

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