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Geothermal power

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  • Geothermal power — (from the Greek roots geo , meaning earth, and therme , meaning heat) is energy generated by heat stored in the earth, or the collection of absorbed heat derived from underground, in the atmosphere and oceans. Prince Piero Ginori Conti tested the …   Wikipedia

  • geothermal power — /dʒioʊθɜməl ˈpaʊə/ (say jeeohthermuhl powuh) noun power generated using geothermal heat …   Australian English dictionary

  • Geothermal power in New Zealand — is a small but significant part of the energy generation capacity of the country, providing approximately 7% of the country s electricity with installed capacity of over 400 MW. [http://www.nzgeothermal.org.nz/geothermal energy/electricity… …   Wikipedia

  • Geothermal power in the United Kingdom — The potential for exploiting geothermal energy in the United Kingdom on a commercial basis was initially examined by the Department of Energy in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis. Several regions of the country were identified, but interest in… …   Wikipedia

  • Geothermal power in Kenya — Workers at Olkaria Geothermal Power Plant Geothermal power is very cost effective in the Rift area of Kenya, East Africa. Kenya was the first African country to build geothermal energy sources. Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has… …   Wikipedia

  • Geothermal power in Iceland — Because of the special geological situation in Iceland, the high concentration of volcanoes and geothermal energy are very often used for heating and production of electricity. The energy is so inexpensive that in the wintertime, some pavements… …   Wikipedia

  • Geothermal power in Portugal — Portugal s main investment into this type of energy is in the Azores. While electricity is only produced on São Miguel, Azores, direct use applications are also at Chaves in northern Portugal, at S. Pedro do Sul in central Portugal and at the… …   Wikipedia

  • geothermal power station — geoterminė elektrinė statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Elektrinė, kurioje žemės gelmių šiluma verčiama elektros energija. atitikmenys: angl. geothermal power station vok. Erdwärmekraftwerk, n; geothermisches Kraftwerk, n rus. геотермальная… …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • Geothermal power in Turkey — Turkey currently has the 5th highest direct utilization and capacity of geothermal energy in the world. Turkey s capacity as of 2005 is 1495 MWt with a utilization of 24,839.9 TJ/year or 6900.5 GWh/year at a capacity factor of 0.53. Most of this… …   Wikipedia

  • Geothermal Power Station —   An electricity generating facility that uses geothermal energy …   Energy terms

  • Nevada Geothermal Power — Type Public Headquarters Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Key people Brian Fairbank, President CEO; Andrew Studley, CFO Employees 25 Websi …   Wikipedia


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