Man-Made Geothermal Power: Wresting Energy from Hot Rocks--One Kilowatt at a Time

The enhanced system at Soultz in France is the first such artificial geothermal power plant

(Photo) Soultz-sous-Forêts's enhanced geothermal power plant involved drilling two pairs of boreholes down to deep, fractured rock—one from each pair in which hot fluid is extracted to deliver its calories and the others into which the cooled fluid is injected after it is used to make electricity. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Jun 10, 2010 - 5:16 AM PDT
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