- Nesjavellir geothermal power plant is located 30 kilometers east of Reykjavik, Iceland. The purpose of the plant is to contribute energy to the national grid as well as produce hot water for the Reykjavik district heating system.
- Geothermal energy is created by gathering and extracting energy from the Earth. The word geothermal comes from the Greek word geo meaning earth and theme meaning heat.
- Geothermal energy is considered a renewable energy source because heat is continuously being produced inside the Earth.
- A majority of geothermal resources are in regions with active volcanoes or where plate boundaries merge. Geysers, hot springs, pools of boiling mud, and fumaroles are the most common examples of geothermal energy. They are found in various places around the world.
set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge.
heat energy generated within the Earth.
specific natural feature on the Earth's surface.
industrial facility for the generation of electric energy.