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Masayoshi Son, entrepreneurial founder of Softbank, Japan’s third-largest mobile network, and according to Forbes, the nation’s richest man, unveiled a … Continued
Green technology is on the rise, but the U.S. still consumes an enormous amount of fossil fuels
Hoping to take advantage of its violent volcanic heritage, Iceland is contemplating building the world’s biggest undersea electric cable, so … Continued
Two high-profile geothermal projects in the U.S. and Europe were both permanently halted late last week, after federal officials in … Continued
Like Darpa on the military side, the new agency for stoking energy innovation awards $151 million to big ideas
Tapping geothermal sources for power has proven a tricky proposition, because of costs and hazards associated with deep drilling. But … Continued
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain,...
Tired of wearing out diamond bits when you're drilling miles deep into the earth's crust? Try using a high-velocity flame jet instead
Energy from the Earth's core comes to the surface
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