Going Green

Friday, August 8, 2008

Geothermal Leasing Record

It will take all types of energy generation to become energy independent.

U.S. geothermal lease sale raises record $28.2 mln

By Jasmin Melvin
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department said Friday it raised a record $28.2 million this week from leasing federal lands to companies for developing geothermal energy resources.

Geothermal energy, harnessed from steam and hot water beneath the earth that powers turbines, generates 17 percent of the electricity that comes from...(complete article here).

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