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geothermal

, geothermic
of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth

Geothermal

The heat derived from the Earth. It is the thermal energy contained in the rock and fluid in the Earth’s crust.

geothermal

[¦jē·ō¦thər·məl]
(geophysics)
Pertaining to heat within the earth.
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Provide information and technical assistance to private sector entities seeking to establish geothermal and mining initiatives.
He sees geothermal potential for power and cascaded heating for alternative fuel production, aquaculture, greenhouses, and mineral and vegetable processing facilities.
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Systems that use geothermal heat directly, without conversion to electricity, are operating throughout the western United States and in a few locations in the East.
Skagestad says his upcoming report will review the concept for the prototype project, examining all aspects of the capital costs and the displaced energy when going from natural gas to geothermal.
Geothermal energy is an especially valuable resource in the West, where Nevada, California and Utah currently lead the country in its production.
Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Geothermal Technologies, EE-12, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121, (202) 586-5340, http://www.
By virtue of geologic happenstance, nonetheless, California is home to the nation's biggest geothermal operations, which produce 7 percent of all electricity in the state, analysts say.
Also, many opposed to the plant think that geothermal power is not the best alternative to dirtier and more expensive oil-based power.
This is the premier gathering to learn about the latest developments in geothermal energy.
The agreement on amendment to the contracts comprised for the sales and purchase prices of geothermal steam of PLTP Kamojang in West Java from its units 1, 2, and 3.
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Friday, Basic Energy identified these three projects as the Iriga, Mariveles and East Mankayan geothermal power projects.