TITLE

Geothermal Energy: Past, Present, and Future

AUTHOR(S)
Goffman, Ethan
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
E THIS WEEK;5/4/2014, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits and challenges of exploiting geothermal energy. Alejandro Melandri of the Inter-American Development Bank, said that geothermal energy has the capacity factor above 90% which means that less energy is wasted and it is the only renewable energy that has been cost-effective with other forms of energy. However, it indicates that there are shortcoming to geothermal such as its availability. It cites the expansion of Iceland's Blue Lagoon Geothermal Power Plant.
ACCESSION #
95967902

 

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