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GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
GREY LENSMAN staff
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Post: #16
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
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Simon Redfern, professor of mineral physics at the University of Cambridge, told the BBC: "I think the risks are rather minor. The likelihood is that there will be natural eruptions before any that are generated by human activity.

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BASIC PHYSICS, TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE

GL

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12-30-2016 02:37 PM

 



Post: #17
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
GREY LENSMAN  Wrote: (12-30-2016 06:14 AM)
GEOTHERMAL IS CHEAP ABUNDANT AND 24/7/365

ITS VERY SIMPLE

BUT IF YOU CAN USE MODERN TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE IT HOTTER, ITS LATENT POWER POTENTIAL SOARS AND COST PLUMMETS.
Simply put - 95% of Iceland's power stems from geothermal energy.

Overheard in a documentary yesterday.
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Post: #18
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
GREY LENSMAN  Wrote: (12-30-2016 12:24 PM)
YELLOWSTONE IS HUGE, ABOUT THE SAME SIZE AS ICELAND. COULD POWER USA AND KEEP OLD FAITHFUL GOING

GL

Iceland (39,769 mi²) is about eleven times as big as Yellowstone NP (3,468 mi²).

You know, Mr. Research is your friend. chuckle

Fighting ignorance -- one ignoramus at a time.
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Post: #19
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 02:37 PM)
Simply put - 95% of Iceland's power stems from geothermal energy. Overheard in a documentary yesterday.

Uh... no. about a quarter percent of Iceland's electricity and 87% of its hot water heating. HERE

Don't get me wrong; Iceland is doing a great job with renewables, but there aret very few places where a significant amount of electricity can be generated (at least not cost-effectively) from geothermal. The United States, Yellowstone's geysers to the contrary, is not one of those countries.

Fighting ignorance -- one ignoramus at a time.
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Post: #20
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
We have geothermal in my city. In Holland, not really a place close to volcanoes or the ring of fire.

But it is more of a test setup I think. They go 2 km deep.

The wanan connect 4,000 new and existing homes, and 20,000 m2 of office space.

http://www.urbangreenbluegrids.com/proje...therlands/
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Post: #21
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
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GL

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Post: #22
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
Old Whatshisname  Wrote: (12-30-2016 02:48 PM)
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 02:37 PM)
Simply put - 95% of Iceland's power stems from geothermal energy. Overheard in a documentary yesterday.

Uh... no. about a quarter percent of Iceland's electricity and 87% of its hot water heating. HERE

Don't get me wrong; Iceland is doing a great job with renewables, but there aret very few places where a significant amount of electricity can be generated (at least not cost-effectively) from geothermal. The United States, Yellowstone's geysers to the contrary, is not one of those countries.
I must have gotten it confused with another country (there was also info about another country which I didn't really pay attention to).

Indeed Iceland is using its naturally occurring hot water. But to my mind, this is "geothermal" energy too.
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Post: #23
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 03:22 PM)
Old Whatshisname  Wrote: (12-30-2016 02:48 PM)
Uh... no. about a quarter percent of Iceland's electricity and 87% of its hot water heating. HERE

Don't get me wrong; Iceland is doing a great job with renewables, but there aret very few places where a significant amount of electricity can be generated (at least not cost-effectively) from geothermal. The United States, Yellowstone's geysers to the contrary, is not one of those countries.
I must have gotten it confused with another country (there was also info about another country which I didn't really pay attention to).

Indeed Iceland is using its naturally occurring hot water. But to my mind, this is "geothermal" energy too.
My, my. This is curious. Are you sure that's where you found your info ?

"Not Found

The requested URL /geothermal/ was not found on this server."
AA
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Post: #24
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 03:24 PM)
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 03:22 PM)
I must have gotten it confused with another country (there was also info about another country which I didn't really pay attention to).

Indeed Iceland is using its naturally occurring hot water. But to my mind, this is "geothermal" energy too.
My, my. This is curious. Are you sure that's where you found your info ?

"Not Found

The requested URL /geothermal/ was not found on this server."
Was it you who pinned this thread BTW, Oldwhatitsname ?
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Post: #25
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
The ol throw water on the volcano issue to make steam. I loved this idea as a kid. Growing up sucks.
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Post: #26
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
Did you work for a drilling company GL?
AA
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12-30-2016 03:52 PM

 



Post: #27
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
What are you trying to pull here, Oldwhatshisname ?

There isn't even a website with this domain name.

http://www.nea.is/

"Web Server's Default Page

This page is generated by Plesk, the leading hosting automation software. You see this page because there is no Web site at this address."

You must have sucked it out of your thumb so you could make me wrong, I guess.
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Post: #28
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
AA  Wrote: (12-30-2016 03:52 PM)
What are you trying to pull here, Oldwhatshisname ?

There isn't even a website with this domain name.

http://www.nea.is/

"Web Server's Default Page

This page is generated by Plesk, the leading hosting automation software. You see this page because there is no Web site at this address."

You must have sucked it out of your thumb so you could make me wrong, I guess.
You already made it clear what I can expect from you when you replied "Yes" when I said "I know you don't care about what I think".

That thread suddenly disappeared a minute or so after I read your reply...
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Post: #29
RE: GEOTHERMAL BREAKTHROUGH
GREY LENSMAN  Wrote: (12-30-2016 06:14 AM)
GEOTHERMAL IS CHEAP ABUNDANT AND 24/7/365

ITS VERY SIMPLE

BUT IF YOU CAN USE MODERN TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE IT HOTTER, ITS LATENT POWER POTENTIAL SOARS AND COST PLUMMETS.

QUOTE

When the drill gets to 5km, the team expects to find molten rock mixed with water. But with the extreme heat and immense pressure found at this depth, the water becomes what is known as "supercritical steam".

It is neither a liquid nor a gas, but it holds far more energy than either. And it is this supercritical steam that the team wants to bring back up to the surface to convert into electricity.

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38296251

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AND IT HAS THE SIDE BENEFIT OF REDUCING THERMAL PRESSURE AND THUS THE RISK OF ERUPTIONS.

HAWAII TO BECOME ENERGY INDEPENDENT SAME AS ICELAND AND NEW ZEALAND.

AND CHEAP

GL

Cheap? You know the cost to drill 5 kilometers?

Geothermal is not cheap. The systems cost 3x more then conventional systems.
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Post: #30
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Obsolete

Cold Fusion and Hydrinos will make it obsolete
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