Geothermal Test Well Drilling Begins Near Nome
September 6, 2013
By Laureli Kinneen | KNOM: Drilling for a geothermal test well began today north of Nome at the Pilgrim Hot Springs. The Alaska Center for Energy and Power estimates two megawatts of sustainable power can be generated from the site. If the estimates are true, Nome residents may soon see the benefits of tapping into the resource.