Despite being in one of the worst regions in the country for geothermal power, two Michigan cities are nevertheless finding ways to save on energy costs by tapping the earth’s natural heat.Photo courtesy Wyandotte Municipal Services
If you miss the 1980s, you might like this. A U.S. Bicycle Route System from that decade is getting a new life.
Hydroelectric is old renewable energy. It’s usually not counted in state renewable portfolio standards (aimed at new renewable power). Is the prospect of new, or additional water power being overlooked?
A new study by Grand Valley State University may remind you of an old study by Grand Valley State University. The new one is on the impacts of offshore wind. The conclusion: Not as bad as people might think. The old study: Same bottom line. But will it change minds?
One of the leading problems in energy use around the world today? Emissions that contribute to climate change? Nope. The waste of half or more of the energy produced by cars, factories and power plants.
A common method of extracting oil by injecting large amounts of water into old wells is becoming more lucrative as prices rise. But is anyone keeping track of the water usage? Photo by Ben Alexander via Creative Commons