Geothermal Energy

BY: Owen,Santiago, kelvin,

WHAT IS GEOTHERMAL

Enternal heat of the earth

Con's and Pro's

Con's


  • Sometime hard to reach
  • only found in sertan areas
  • HOT
  • slow decayed radioactive particles
  • found near pacific ocean
Pro's

  • Many uses
  • There is an enormous amount of thermal energy deep within the earth, that is replenished at a very high rate. This amount is estimated to be higher than all the fossil fuels
  • Geothermal energy is not susceptible to price fluctuation like crude oil.
  • It is considered the most “green” of all renewable energy types, primarily because there are no products of combustion like in all fossil fuel energy generation operations.
  • Lifetime costs of geothermal operations, both in' residences' and generation plants

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Fun facts

  • Geothermal produces about 0.4 of the energy used in the U.S.
  • the word geothermal comes from the Greek words geo and therme
  • They get geothermal energy from wells
  • Uses electricity