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Geothermal Power Heating Up Worldwide

Iceland’s Nesjavellir geothermal power plant By J. Matthew Roney In 1904, Italy’s Prince Piero Ginori Conti became the first person to use thermal energy from within the earth to turn on the lights — five of them, to be precise. Now, more than a century after his experiment, 24 countries are using geothermal power. The […]

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Google: renewable energy is a long-term effort

WASHINGTON — Google Inc has not given up on its goal of making renewable energy cheaper than coal for consumers but it is not predicting victory soon, its director of green business operations said. “We are still moving forward,” said Rick Needham, in an interview at the company’s office in Washington. “I think that is an […]

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Geothermal Energy

We can generate geothermal energy by drilling deep holes into the earths crust pumping cold water through one end and then by the time it rises back to the surface the water can be hundreds of degrees Celsius which we then use as steam to drive a turbine which drives a generator creating power. Geothermal […]

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