Energy & Green Tech

Here's how geothermal energy heats and cools a home

Some homeowners looking to switch out their heating and cooling systems are turning to home geothermal—also known as ground source—heat pumps. It's a technology that relies on a simple physical fact: Dig several feet ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hot water wells in Hungary fuel switch from Russian gas

At plants painted with birds and hedgehogs, hot water from deep underground is being channeled to produce energy and heat for thousands of households in Hungary's third largest city Szeged.

Energy & Green Tech

A 'rock star' system for geothermal energy

A team of scientists has assembled a first-of-its-kind system to help them understand how to harness energy from deep below ground.

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