TITLE

Britain abandons power from hot rocks

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
February 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;2/16/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1756, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the British government's decision to abandon plans to tap the heat of the Earth for power generation. Technical problems; High projected costs of the plan; Scaling down of the research and development program into geothermal energy; Cost of electricity from the source; Locations of the best geothermal resources in Great Britain; Description of the so-called hot dry rocks project.
ACCESSION #
10552377

 

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