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Geothermal Energy.

Author: Elizabeth Lachner
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2019.
Series: Exploring Energy Technology Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many people associate geothermal energy with watching dramatic geyser eruptions or relaxing in a steaming natural hot spring. However, heat from within the Earth can also be used to generate electricity and heat buildings. Readers learn about the past, present, and future of geothermal power through this informative book. Topics covered include how geothermal heat is created and brought up to Earth's surface, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lachner, Elizabeth.
Geothermal Energy.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Lachner
ISBN: 9781508106173 1508106177
OCLC Number: 1063889884
Description: 1 online resource (50 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One; Heat from Inside Earth; Chapter Two; Geothermal Energy Use; Chapter Three; The History of Geothermal Energy; Chapter Four; The Future of Geothermal Energy; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Exploring Energy Technology Ser.

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Many people associate geothermal energy with watching dramatic geyser eruptions or relaxing in a steaming natural hot spring. However, heat from within the Earth can also be used to generate electricity and heat buildings. Readers learn about the past, present, and future of geothermal power through this informative book. Topics covered include how geothermal heat is created and brought up to Earth's surface, the surface features, such as lava flows, hot springs, geysers, and fumaroles, that are signs of it, and how geothermal heat pumps and geothermal power plants work. The need for renewable.

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