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Geothermal: Additonal Resources

To learn more about geothermal energy, visit the following:

What is Geothermal Energy? U.S. Energy Information Administration
This website provides information on geothermal energy and its use in the United States. It includes descriptions of the various kinds of power plants as well as the environmental effects of geothermal energy use.

Geothermal Heat Pumps, U.S. Department of Energy
This site contains lots of information about geothermal energy in the United States as well as several interesting case studies. A short video on the use of geothermal heat pumps can be accessed by following the geothermal links.

Geothermal News and Events, Geothermal Energy Association
This website contains detailed resources advocating the use of geothermal energy. It also has an up to date calendar of forthcoming geothermal events around world and in the United States.

International Geothermal Resources, International Geothermal Association
This is the website of a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization that aims to encourage research, the development and utilization of geothermal resources worldwide. This site has links to an interactive map of geothermal resources by country. It also has a gallery of photos of international geothermal resources.

Education Resources and Videos, Marin County, California
This education website contains an array of geothermal resources including resources for teachers (PowerPoint's, posters, etc.), FAQ's and several short videos on geothermal energy.

Geothermal Site Assessment Student Competition, National Renewable Energy Resources Lab
In the National Geothermal Student Competition, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Program, student teams make an assessment of the geothermal energy potential in southeastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico.

The Geyers, Calpine
This website contains an interesting summary about the history of the largest geothermal producing region in the world.

Icelandic Geothermal, National Energy Authority of Iceland
Iceland produces an enormous 66% of its electricity production from geothermal energy. This site describes the rise in popularity of the resource and the economic development of the country.

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