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Student Resources on Geothermal Direct Use

Photo of flowers in a greenhouse.

Johnson County High School in Tennessee features a geothermally heated greenhouse, where students can learn about agriculture.

The following resources will help you learn more about the direct use of geothermal energy. If you are unfamiliar with this technology, see the introduction to geothermal direct use.

High School and College Level

U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Program: Direct Use
Has more basic information

Oregon Institute of Technology Geo-Heat Center
Features information on research in direct use technologies, including resource maps.

Geothermal Resources Council
Provides information about and for the geothermal industry.

Renewable Energy Policy Project
Provides in-depth coverage on geothermal resources, technologies and policies.


Publications about Geothermal Technologies
From the U.S. Department of Energy.

Geothermal Energy Technology Subject Portal
More publications from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information.