It’s been a decade since the fracking boom reshaped U.S. energy markets — so will we ever use our drilling prowess to create a similar geothermal boom?

That’s the hope. The Department of Energy just released a massive new report revisiting America’s potential in conventional hydrothermal, enhanced geothermal, direct use and ground-source heat pumps. The potential is enormous. But it’s just sitting there, largely untapped.

On this week's Energy Gang podcast, we’re going to open up DOE’s report and see which borehole it takes us down.

Then, the Biden and Warren campaigns both unveiled their energy and climate plans. Have they risen to the political and environmental stakes?

Finally, are states squandering billions in settlement dollars from the VW diesel scandal?

Recommended reading:

  • Department of Energy's GeoVision report
  • New York Times: Climate Change Takes Center Stage as Biden and Warren Release Plans
  • Wired: VW's 'Dieselgate' Settlement Isn't Buying Many Electric Vehicles

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