geothermal http://kuer.org en Geothermal Energy Becoming a Low Cost Option in Utah http://kuer.org/post/geothermal-energy-becoming-low-cost-option-utah <p></p><p>With the recent cold snap, December’s natural gas bill will be higher for most residents, but there is form of underground energy that is keeping one Utah family warm for almost nothing.</p><p>About a year ago, John Loveless had a decision to make. Should he buy into a geothermal technology that uses the earth’s stable ground temperature to heat his home or stay with natural gas?&nbsp; He could eliminate his natural gas bill, but he would have to pay $19,000 in installation costs for a geothermal system to do so.</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 18:03:49 +0000 Karina Puikkonen 40226 at http://kuer.org Geothermal Energy Becoming a Low Cost Option in Utah