Geothermal energy

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1760-01-04 19:51:22

The beginning of geothermal energy

Geothermal energy isn't a "new thing". Our ancestors used it as well.

1780-11-04 19:33:33

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1803-11-04 02:23:12

Boundaries of the earth's tectonic plates

Most geothermal resources are near the boundaries of the earth’s tectonic plates.

1818-08-01 07:43:27

Modern geothermal energy usage

François Jacques de Larderel became the first to harness energy for industrial use by extracting boric acid from hot springs.

1860-09-18 13:24:31

Find out about Geothermal Plants

How Geothermal Energy Works - video by EDC

1898-08-05 07:43:27

First geothermal power plant

Invented by Prince Piero Ginori Conti in Larderello, Italy.

1911-12-07 03:21:09

Thermal baths Sveti Martin

The first discovery of geothermal water in Croatia by drilling was recorded in 1911.

1925-04-01 16:26:28

Start of Iceland's geothermal journey

Renewable is better - ask Iceland!

1953-12-07 03:21:09

Geothermal energy in Croatia from Roman times

Remains of the Roman village Aqua Iasae in Varaždin are now thermal baths based on natural springs of geothermal water that measure up to 60 °C.

1990-11-01 02:23:12

Progress in Iceland

Between the years 1990 and 2014, Iceland's geothermal electricity production grew by 1700%

2006-03-15 02:23:12

Biggest power plants in Iceland

Over 85% of all houses in Iceland are heated with renewable energy sources, out of those 66% are geothermal.

2019-03-08 10:20:39

Usage of geothermal energy in Iceland (2019.)

2019-11-19 18:21:34

Power plant in Croatia

Currently, only one geothermal power plant in Croatia is in function: GE Velika 1

2035-12-07 03:21:09

Croatia's future plans

During the oil search, geothermal water was found near the river Drava.

2050-04-01 15:53:23

Advantages and disadvantages of geothermal energy

There are many advantages and disadvantages of using geothermal energy. Here are just a few:

2065-11-06 02:23:12

Fun facts about geothermal energy in Iceland

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