Archives for April 2016

Salton Sea geothermal: Cheaper than solar farms?

Sammy Roth | The Desert Sun Link to article Building more geothermal power plants by the Salton Sea could eventually save Californians hundreds of millions of dollars per year, according to a new report. The lake is home to one of the world’s most potent geothermal reservoirs, thanks to underground heat that brings salty water […]

Focus: California’s energy and water are in short supply

By Kurt Snibbe | OG Register Link to article California needs energy and water equally, and residents are being asked to cut back on both. The state is leading the nation in setting goals for increasing production of renewable-energy sources but has relied on natural gas for the bulk of its energy production. Image from […]

Iron and Earth

Iron and Earth from Iron and Earth on Vimeo. Iron and Earth is an oilsands worker led organization committed to catalyzing the renewable energy sector in Canada.

Amid Price Plunge, North American Oil and Gas Workers Seek Transition to Renewable Sector

By Candice Bernd, | Link to article Lliam Hildebrand says he had a moment of clarity during an apprenticeship at a steel-fabricating shop in Victoria, Canada. He was learning the metal-working skills he would need to become a boilermaker, to eventually move on to work on the many steel vessels — including furnaces, pipelines, […]