Tag: Geothermal

Kenya taps into geothermal energy

Kenya’s government has promised electricity bills will come down thanks to new investment in geothermal energy. It is good news for households who previously complained of hefty bills. Hopes are also high that there will be a boost to big business. Al Jazeera’s Erica Wood reports from Nairobi. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe – Follow

How a Geothermal Heat Pump Works – This Old House

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains how to capture the heat buried deep in the ground. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse How to Install Weather-Sensitive Heating Controls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIsvYXdeM2g&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=27 How to Maintain an Electric Water Heater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTPSoUKiKRs&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=79 How to Flush a Water Heater: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjwENIksoWE&index=211&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

Energy 101: Geothermal Heat Pumps

The following edit was recommended by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office: At :58, “During the winter, the air is usually cooler than the temperature below ground. The solution circulates in a loop underground and absorbs the Earth’s heat. This heat is brought to the surface and transferred to a