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The future of geothermal energy

The future of geothermal energy

impact of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st century : an assessment

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geothermal resources -- United States -- Forecasting,
  • Geothermal engineering -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby an MIT-led interdisciplinary panel.
    ContributionsMassachusetts Institute of Technology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ280.7 .F868 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17635247M
    ISBN 100615134386
    ISBN 109780615134383
    LC Control Number2007395378
    OCLC/WorldCa82673145

    Abstract. A comprehensive assessment of enhanced, or engineered, geothermal systems was carried out by an member panel assembled by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to evaluate the potential of geothermal energy becoming a major energy . Get this from a library! Geothermal energy: the energy inside our planet. [Laurie Brearley] -- "This book details the history, current uses, and potential future applications of geothermal energy.

    Book Description. Historically, cost effective, reliable, sustainable, and environmentally friendly, use of geothermal energy has been limited to areas where obvious surface features pointed to the presence of a shallow local heat source, such as hot springs and volcanoes. Geothermal energy (from the Greek roots geo, meaning earth, and from thermos, meaning heat) is energy made by heat inside the Earth's crust.. Although the Sun does heat the surface of the Earth, the heat from inside the Earth is not caused by the Sun. The geothermal energy of the Earth's crust comes 20% from the original formation of the planet, and 80% from the .

    Geothermal Energy welcomes submissions to the new article collection 'On the future development of superhot and supercritical geothermal systems'. The development of high-temperature geothermal fields with supercritical conditions are emerging as a new hot topic in various parts of the world since a significantly higher power output seems. The Future of Geothermal Energy Impact of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st Century An assessment by an MIT­led interdisciplinary panel.


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