PubTalk 8/2009 — The Future of Geothermal Energy
a discussion of present opportunities and future challenges
by Colin F. Williams, USGS Geophysicist
- A new USGS assessment of our Nation.s geothermal resources identifies favorable areas for energy development
- Can geothermal energy help satisfy the growing need for .clean. energy sources?
- Seven western states are currently generating electricity from geothermal resources
- Emerging technologies may dramatically increase the potential for geothermal energy extraction