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How a Geothermal Plant Works?

Understanding geothermal energy begins with an understanding of the source of this energy – the earth’s internal heat. The Earth’s temperature increases with depth, with the temperature at the center reaching more than 4200 °C… Read more

Dec 10, 2011 | Edvard

New download – Geothermal Electricity Basics

Geothermal electricity is electricity generated from geothermal energy. Technologies in use include dry steam power plants, flash steam power plants and binary cycle power plants. Geothermal electricity generation is currently used in 24 countries while… Read more

Aug 14, 2011 | Edvard

Krafla Geothermal Station in northeast Iceland

How much for the geothermal energy? Impacts, hm?

Geothermal power requires no fuel, and is therefore immune to fuel cost fluctuations, but capital costs tend to be high. Drilling accounts for over half the costs, and exploration of deep resources entails significant risks…. Read more

Jun 22, 2011 | Edvard

Economics and environmental impact of geothermal power

Geothermal Energy – The Hot Facts

The word “geothermal” comes from the Greek words geo (earth) and thermal (heat). It means the heat of earth. The energy potential beneath our feet, in the form of geothermal energy, is vast. This tremendous… Read more

Jan 24, 2011 | Edvard

Iceland - Geothermal Power Plant


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