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PubTalk 8/2009 — The Future of Geothermal Energy

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a discussion of present opportunities and future challenges

by Colin F. Williams, USGS Geophysicist 

  • A new USGS assessment of our Nation.s geothermal resources identifies favorable areas for energy development
  • Can geothermal energy help satisfy the growing need for .clean. energy sources?
  • Seven western states are currently generating electricity from geothermal resources
  • Emerging technologies may dramatically increase the potential for geothermal energy extraction




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