ERIC Number: ED270291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (DOE), Silver Spring, MD.
An introduction to geothermal energy is provided in this discussion of: (1) how a geothermal reservoir works; (2) how to find geothermal energy; (3) where it is located; (4) electric power generation using geothermal energy; (5) use of geothermal energy as a direct source of heat; (6) geopressured reservoirs; (7) environmental effects; (8) institutional and legal problems associated with geothermal energy; (9) economic considerations; (10) hot dry rock; and (11) future prospects. Eight resources available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) are listed. Each entry includes title, author(s), annotation, publication date, and current cost. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (DOE), Silver Spring, MD.
Note: For other bulletins in this series, see SE 046 433-441 and SE 046 444.