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Finding Geothermal Energy

Posted on December 24, 2011 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Finding Geothermal Energy

What are the characteristics of geothermal resources? Some visible

features of geothermal energy are volcanoes, hot springs, geysers,

and fumaroles. But you cannot see most geothermal resources. They

are deep underground. There may be no clues above ground that a

geothermal reservoir is present below.

Geologists use different methods to find geothermal reservoirs. The

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History of Geothermal Energy

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History of Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy was used by ancient people for heating and

bathing. Even today, hot springs are used worldwide for bathing,

and many people believe hot mineral waters have natural healing

powers.

Using geothermal energy to produce electricity is a new industry.

A group of Italians first used it in 1904. The Italians used the natural

steam e...

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What is Geothermal Energy?

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What is Geothermal Energy?

The word geothermal comes from the Greek words geo (Earth) and

therme (heat). Geothermal energy is heat from within the Earth.

Geothermal energy is generated in the Earth’s core, almost 4,000

miles beneath the Earth’s surface. The double-layered core is made

up of very hot magma (melted rock) surrounding a solid iron center.

Very high temperatur...

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