Tuesday, January 23, 2007

MIT: Hot Rocks could provide significant power source

This technique of fracturing hot rocks, injecting water, and extracting that water after it is heated is not limited to areas with natural geothermal activity at the surface. Hot rocks could be tapped close to where the power is needed. -- Jeffrey
Technology Review: Abundant Power from Universal Geothermal Energy:
by Kevin Bullis -- August 1, 2006
"An MIT chemical engineer explains why new technologies could finally make 'heat mining' practical nearly anywhere on earth."

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