ERASMUS Energía geotérmica
Created on Mon Feb 01 2021 15:45:09 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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What is Geothermal Energy?
Takes advantage of the heat stored undergroud
Clean, efficient and renewable way of obtaining energy
It does not produce noise pollution (or almost any other kind)
It is a highly reliable source
How does it work?
Geothermal energy plant
Fluids under high pressure and temperature
According to UVa, geothermal energy could quintuple the energy produced nowadays in Spain. This would be aroud 700GW.
However, we still do not have even a single geothermal power plant in Spain
Castilla y León
Pros of Geothermal energy
Promotes National Security
Boost economic growth
Rapidly evolving technology
Useful for big companies and small houses
Cons of Geothermical energy
High initial cost
It may become dry if water is removed faster than injected back
Conclusion & Opinion
In our eyes:
It is a great and promising source of energy
It may be one of the most used in the future, because its realiability and availability
It still needs development and investigation
Advantages trump disadvantages by far
¹Muy Interesante. La energía geotérmica de España podría generar 5 veces su capacidad eléctrica actual. https://tinyurl.com/4zdlkod7
Jose Sanchez-Guzman, Celestino Garcia. Geothermal Energy Development in Spain - Country Update Report. tinyurl.com/48etcuy2
Wikipedia. Geothermal Energy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_energy
ScienceDirect. The geothermal potential in Spain. tinyurl.com/4tdbuoat
ConceptoDe. Concepto de Energía geotérmica. https://concepto.de/energia-geotermica/
²PiensaGeotermia. Mapa global de plantas de energía geotérmica ThinkGeoEnergy . tinyurl.com/vc7iag75
All links mentioned here were last revised on 21/2/2021. Due to Internet's dynamic constitution, links could be broken or redirect to a different content as they first were supposed.
National Geography. Geothermal Energy. https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/geothermal-energy/
Green Coast. Pros and Cons of Geothermal Energy. https://greencoast.org/pros-and-cons-of-geothermal-energy/
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