Geothermal energy is a term that’s used to describe the heat contained within the ground beneath our feet.
This source of energy has the potential to produce electricity (with the help of a geothermal power station) or to provide a source of hot water and heating for a building (with the help of ground source heat pumps.)
This section features various articles covering topics relating to geothermal energy.
Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons
Take a look at the many different advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy to determine how beneficial it is to the world.
Environmental Impacts of Geothermal Energy
Explore the environmental impacts of geothermal energy. Some of these include water and air quality issues.
How Does Geothermal Energy Work?
A look at how geothermal energy works, including how geothermal energy can be extracted from the earth and turned into either an electricity or heating source.
The Cost of Geothermal Energy
There are numerous costs associated with the use of geothermal energy including both financial and ecological costs. This article takes a look at some of these aspects.
Geothermal Energy Facts
Take a look at some of the facts surrounding geothermal energy including how we use it and the history of this energy source.
A History of Geothermal Energy
Take a look at the history of geothermal energy from the first known use by mankind through to the modern day.
What Is Geothermal Energy?
A look at what geothermal energy actually is including the different forms of geothermal energy available on earth.