TITLE

Going underground

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Julian
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/11/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2677, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the significance of geothermal energy worldwide. It is a clean, inexhaustible energy that provides predictable 24-hour power anywhere in the world. This kind of energy can generate electricity for as little as 5.5 cents per kilowatt-hour as compared with 8 or 9 cents per kilowatt-hour for natural gas plants. For countries that have active volcanoes, it can create enhanced geothermal systems (EGS).
ACCESSION #
34799810

 

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