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Geothermal-- the energy under our feet

Bruce D. Green

Geothermal-- the energy under our feet

geothermal resource estimates for the United States

by Bruce D. Green

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Published by National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Golden, Colo, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geothermal resources -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Ground source heat pump systems -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Geothermal engineering -- Congresses,
  • Energy development -- United States -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    On May 16, 2006, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosted a geothermal resources workshop with experts from the geothermal community. The pupose of the workshop was to re-examine domestic geothermal resource estimates. The participating experts were organized into five working groups based on their primary area of expertise in the following types of geothermal resource or application: Hydrothermal, Deep geothermal systems, Direct use, Geothermal heat pumps, and Co-produced and geopressured. The workshop found that the domestic geothermal resource is very large, with significant benefits.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesGeothermal resource estimates for the United States.
    StatementBruce D. Green and R. Gerald Nix.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesNREL/TP -- 840-40665.
    ContributionsNix, R. Gerald., National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17632286M
    OCLC/WorldCa85274277

    The potential of geothermal, on the other hand, is huge as there is a phenomenal amount of heat stored under our feet 2 – but tapping into this, exploiting geothermal energy as a cleaner and greener alternative to coal, oil or gas is another thing. Geothermal: The Energy Under Our Feet Showing of 6 pages in this report. PDF Version Also Available for Download. Description. This new brochure summarizes the findings of the meeting, and conveys the significance and vastness of the geothermal resource.

      The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced it wants to transf acres of public land in the southern Owens Valley into one of the largest geothermal leasing sites in the state. Geothermal – unlimited heating and cooling under our feet. Shallow geothermal energy harnesses the constant underground temperatures from about one metre underground onwards, with efficient heat pumps used to adjust the temperature to that required in the building. Underground Thermal Energy Storage (UTES) means that thermal energy, at.

      This water comes from geothermal sources, which are rich in Sulphur, an element that produces that characteristic odor. Geothermal Bakery in Iceland. This is a remote island, with somewhat limited sources. That means we need to take advantage of whatever mother nature offers us. And we happen to have plenty of warmth under our feet. Beneath our feet lies a source of geothermal heat that can be tapped to provide heating and cooling to both residential and commercial buildings, Learn More Winning Infographics Depict Future of Geothermal Energy.


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