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Another kind of ‘fracking’, this produces geothermal energy

From the AGU fall meeting comes some pragmatic engineering tests with fracking like methods that produce geothermal energy. Developers of renewable energy and shale gas must overcome fundamental geological and environmental challenges if these promising energy sources are to reach … Continue reading

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First geothermal energy map of the USA now in Google

Via Slashdot, drill baby drill, but for heat, not oil. The Google funded Enhanced Geothermal Systems research at the Southern Methodist University has produced a coast-to-coast geothermal potential map of the United States. Having invested over $10 million on geothermal … Continue reading

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