Thursday, November 12, 2015

Earth Power: Geothermal Energy Stored in the Earth

Geothermal energy is thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. It originates from the original formation of the planet (20%) and from radioactive decay of materials (80%). The geothermal gradient, which is the difference in temperature between the core of the planet and its surface, drives a continuous conduction of thermal energy in the form [...]

from Anders Bekeken
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