Author: Nina Bortolussi

Could geothermal power U.S. military bases? DOD wants to find out

As the largest energy consumer in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world, the Department of Defense (DOD) has the ability to influence markets and achieve near-immediate scale for emerging technologies. The DOD’s interest in geothermal energy could be a shot in the arm for the firm, clean energy resource that has […]

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Houses in this Texas development pay just $1 a month in energy bills. Here’s how

As extreme weather becomes more common, reliable heating and cooling may start coming from underground ‘geogrids.’ BY NATE BERG When uncommonly cold weather hit Texas in February 2021, the surge in energy demand knocked out the power grid, leaving millions of people without electricity or heat for days. The so-called Snowpocalypse was a catastrophe that left an […]

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