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Engineered Geothermal Systems Have Wide Potential as a Renewable Energy Source

by Jeff Hopkins, on 4/1/19, 9:00 AM

New research on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) aims to make it efficient and cost-effective to harness the planet’s natural heat as a green energy source. Rather than exploit existing natural points of access to hot water deep underground, EGS would create new fractures, generate electricity and heat from the naturally hot water, and reinject it into the ground.

Read the full article on Physics Today 

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