geothermal energy

A geothermal plant in Nevada.

Tech breakthrough could boost states’ use of geothermal power

BY: - August 4, 2023

Lawmakers in some states have been laying the groundwork to add geothermal power to the electrical grid and pump underground heat into buildings. Now, a technological breakthrough could dramatically expand those ambitions — and perhaps unleash a new wave of policies to tap into geothermal sources. Last month, a company announced the successful demonstration in the West of […]

A man near a housing development in Colorado.

The ‘future of housing’ has arrived in all-electric Colorado developments

BY: - August 3, 2023

This story first appeared in Colorado Newsline, part of the States Newsroom network. Grand Junction homebuilder Darin Carei decided to forgo a natural gas hookup to his Brookfield South Residential subdivision after learning the cost to bring in gas lines would be equal to installing solar panels on each of the houses that overlook the […]