Geothermal’s Path to Relevance

Geothermal energy has many advantages over conventional and renewable energy sources, like zero fuel costs, no location limits, and round the clock operation. Why aren’t we pivoting to it then? It’s simple; geothermal is too expensive. One way Austin Vernon thinks geothermal can become a viable and enticing alternative energy source is through simplification. Instead of developing solutions to hypothetical problems, he posits that it’s better to try multiple simpler solutions first, drastically reducing the cost needed to drill deep into the earth. Read full article here

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