Visitor Center in Krafla Geotermal power station is open every

Krafla geothermal power station  Local sightseeing and tourismKrafla‘s location near Lake Myvatn makes it an ideal stopping place for travelers in north Iceland. Just above the station is a popular hiking area including the recent lava field around “Leirhnjukur” and the explosion crater “Viti” (Hell), both popular sightseeing attractions. A reception room has been set…







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Geothermal Energy

Innovative Energy Solutions A geothermal system can cut utility bills by 30% to 50% compared to conventional heating and cooling systems. All equipment is protected indoors or underground. A life expectancy of up to 30 years; ground loops are often warranted for up to 50 years. Ground-source heat is naturally renewable and non-polluting. Both heating…





What’s Good and What’s Bad about Geothermal Energy?

Heat from the earth, called geothermal energy, is another clean and sustainable source of power. Geothermal energy is nothing more than the internal heat that is contained in the rock and fluids beneath the earth’s crust. The Earth’s core is about 4,000 miles (6,437 km) beneath the surface and is possibly over 7,200 degrees F…





What is geothermal energy and where is it used in the world?

The Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant in Iceland. Credit: Gretar Ívarsson First used in Italy in 1904, geothermal has been a consistent – and expanding – source of energy in recent years. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), geothermal energy has grown steadily from around 10GW worldwide in 2010 to 13.3GW in 2018. So…





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