07-28-2017: Z Group Energy’s Closed vs Open Conventional Geothermal Systems

We might ask, “how does the Z Group Energy (ZGE) closed geothermal system differ from today’s conventional geothermal systems and why might this difference be significant? Interesting questions.  I’ll answer the second question, the easy one, first.  The primary significance, just in terms of economic sustainability and potential positive return on investment, both necessary components […]

07-22-2017: Brief Discussion of Alternative Energies and History of Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy is heat energy derived from earth’s core and is a “renewable resource” as defined by the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act of 1980 and The National Energy Policy Act of 1992; estimated by the U.S. Geothermal Industry for the Renewable Energy Task Force (1997) as “equivalent to 42 million megawatts […]