Geothermal facilityThe red-hot renewable that could incite a green power revolution. Geothermal power, from heated underground water, and now through new technology from underground volcanic magma, has very favorable life-cycle benefits compared against other renewable energy sources. Untapped geothermal energy in the US is estimated to be between 100 and 500 gigawatts, and Nevada is especially rich in this resource. Read the ClimateProgress article by clicking here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.