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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/26/11 Geothermal Energy By: Samantha Amiel
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/26/11 What is Geothermal Energy? Comes from the Greek word meaning Earth Energy that is derived from the natural heat of the Earth. Geothermal energy is a renewable energy source because the heat is continuously produced inside the Earth. At earths core, temperatures reach over 9000 F
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/26/11 Where is Geothermal Energy found? Most geothermal reservoirs are deep underground with no visible clues showing above ground Mostly found in Geysers region in Northern California, Southern California, Yellow Stone region in Idaho Montana, and Wyoming In the United States, most geothermal reservoirs of hot water are located in the western states, Alaska, and Hawaii Geothermal energy can sometimes find its way to the surface in the form of: Volcanoes Hot springs Geysers
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/26/11 First type of Geothermal Energy Dry Steams: -First types of geothermal power generator plants to be built . -Steam plants use hydrothermal fluids that are primarily steam
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