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Geothermal energy resources and research.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Geothermal energy resources and research.

Hearings, pursuant to S. Res. 45, a national fuels and energy policy study, Ninety-second Congress, second session ...

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Geothermal resources -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJune 15 and 22, 1972.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .I5 1972j
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 465 p.
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5392081M
      LC Control Number72603630

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. ‘Geothermal Exploration’ book introduces the subject of geothermal energy and its development around the world. The text defines a series of ‘geothermal play types’ based on geological setting and then presents strategies and methodologies appropriate for each play type to move a geothermal exploration program to the stage of committing to exploration drilling.

        The review of geothermal energy shows that the cost of electricity generation and the emission of greenhouses gases are comparatively lower than for other forms of renewable energy resources. Different types of geothermal plants are discussed with reference to the required temperature for operation of these by: 1. Book Description. An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy. Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal systems. This text covers every area of geothermal energy, .

      @article{osti_, title = {Geothermal energy}, author = {White, D.E.}, abstractNote = {The following subjects are discussed: areas of ''normal'' geothermal gradient, large areas of higher-than-''normal'' geothermal gradient, hot spring areas, hydrothermal systems of composite type, general problems of utilization, and domestic and world resources of geothermal energy. The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) will be celebrating 50 years of service to the global geothermal energy community in The GRC is dedicated to advancing geothermal development around the world through education, research, and outreach.


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Geothermal energy resources and research by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This book is intended for mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial, and power engineers; system designers; power plant technicians; geoscientific researchers. The book describes geothermal energy systems that utilize ground energy in conjunction with heat pumps and related technologies to provide heating and cooling.

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Such uses of geothermal energy are becoming increasingly popular as an option for new home construction by those who seek long-term energy savings, as heating and cooling via a geothermal heat pump is very cost-effective.Geothermal energy is thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. Thermal energy is the energy that determines the temperature of matter.

The geothermal energy of the Earth's crust originates from the original formation of the planet and from radioactive decay of materials (in currently uncertain but possibly roughly equal proportions).The adjective geothermal originates from the Greek.