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Green Energy: 9 Things You Need To Know About Renewable Energy

#7. Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy - 9 Things You Need To Know About Renewable Energy

Just under the earth’s crust are massive amounts of thermal energy, which originates from both the original formation of the planet and the radioactive decay of minerals. Geothermal energy in the form of hot springs has been used by humans for millennia for bathing, and now it’s being used to generate electricity. In North America alone, there’s enough energy stored underground to produce 10 times as much electricity as coal currently does.

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