The ring of fire is a geologic region that extends in a horseshoe shape from the bottom tip of South America, up along the Pacific coast through North America, and looping back through Asia and down to New Zealand. It's lined with more than 400 volcanoes, and as the Johnny Cash song goes, it "burns, burns, burns," which also means it's a geothermal dream zone.
Geothermal industry leaders say they are losing a popularity contest with wind and solar power, but claim they are offering a better product. Are they right?
EIA’s earlier-issued “Electric Power Monthly” revealed that renewables had provided 14.20% of net electrical generation during the first six months of the year.
Clean energy and sustainable transportation projects launched this year created nearly 40,000 new green jobs in America during the second quarter (2Q) of 2013.