Geothermal Energy in Alaska: Cold Environments

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Geothermal Energy in Alaska

  • Alaska in near the Ring of Fire meaning that it is a perfect location for geothermal energy.

Dry Steam Power Plants

  • Use steam from geysers
  • North California geysers used in 725MW power plant, with a potential for a further 80MW.

Flash Steam Power Plants

  • Water heated to 350F is pumped into a low pressure tank where it vaporises…

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