TITLE

USING HOT ROCKS TO GENERATE ENERGY

AUTHOR(S)
Bylinsky, Gene
PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Fortune;12/28/1992, Vol. 126 Issue 14, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that the biggest and cleanest power source on earth is buried deep underground, and Los Alamos scientists are working to harness it. Technique called hot dry rock heat mining; Location of hot rocks; Heat depends on geology; Extensive demonstration in Fenton Hill, New Mexico; Depth and temperature of the drill site; David V. Duchane foresees first operating plant going onstream in five years; Other countries interested; Technique in infancy; Risks involved.
ACCESSION #
9212211557

 

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