Geothermal Energy

Vincenzo and Sandy

Description of the Energy

  • Geothermal energy is energy within the earth, that is clean and sustainable.

Renewable or nonrenewable

  • Renewable

Brief History

  • In 2012, geothermal energy produced about 15.562 billion kilowatt hours of electricity

  • In 1977 the U.S Department of energy is formed

Environmental impact


  • Almost entirely emission free
  • Zero Carbon
  • Very simple and reliable


  • Water usage
  • High construction costs
  • Very location specific

Major uses

  • heating and electricity

3 reasons why Geothermal is the answer

  1. Its 100 percent renewable
  2. It has a high energy potential
  3. Low maintenance and versatility