Saturday, July 25, 2009

Geothermal is Taking Hold

Deep in the earth’s crust is a supply of mostly untapped energy: hot water just itching to get to the surface in the form of steam. Ormat, a company headquartered in Reno, Nevada and the third largest geothermal power producer in the United States, has figured out how to tap into it! With just six U.S. power plants and four more overseas, Ormat produces enough geothermal energy to power about 360,000 homes.

1 comment:

jorg gray said...

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