Seeking New Energy, an English Town Digs Deep
The county of Cornwall hopes that tapping an underground rock formation will bring electricity, economic stimulus and year-round swimming.
By Mark Ellwood
Converting to Geothermal Energy
Temporary bans on new natural gas connections have prompted some New York homeowners to turn to geothermal systems.
By Kaya Laterman
We Need More Than Solar and Wind to Power the Green New Deal
We’re also going to need nuclear, geothermal and fossil-fuel plants that capture and store their emissions.
By Jesse Jenkins and Samuel Thernstrom
The New, Green Pride of St. Patrick’s Cathedral Is Underground
A state-of-the-art geothermal system now provides the historic church, and its five million annual visitors, with heating and cooling.
By Sharon Otterman
Why Cook Over an Icelandic Geyser? Because You Can
The island nation’s geothermal heat is often used to bake bread, but our writer wondered if it could fire a whole meal — then set out to do that.
By Peter Kaminsky
Geothermal Energy Grows in Kenya
Rapid expansion of geothermal energy generation has helped increase electrical access in Kenya. But the country faces challenges in making electricity widely available.
By Amy Yee
Community and History in Iceland’s Geothermal Pools
Iceland has more than 100 public pools, most of which are heated by the country’s abundant geothermal energy.
By Tim Chaffee and Kaitlyn Mullin
Generating Green Energy in a Chilean Desert
Chile is advancing in its goals for reliance on renewable energy, with South America’s first geothermal plant and a constellation of solar and wind farms.
By Ernesto Londoño, Veda Shastri and Kaitlyn Mullin
Chile’s Energy Transformation Is Powered by Wind, Sun and Volcanoes
Once energy dependent, Chile is on track to become a renewables powerhouse with the potential to export electricity.
By Ernesto Londoño
Net Zero U
Cornell’s Climate-Conscious Urban Campus Arises
A new complex on Roosevelt Island aims to produce as much energy as it uses. Here’s how the designers are making it happen.
By Diane Cardwell and Vincent Tullo