On 15 November 2013 13:29, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > On 11/14/2013 3:39 PM, LizR wrote: > > On 15 November 2013 11:39, John Mikes <jami...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Telmo and other 'experts': >> why does nobody even mention the geothermic energy app - available in >> huge Q-s and so far tapped only in (literalily) 'superficial' usage. The >> high pressure ultra-clean steam from a deepened modification of the >> exhausted oil wells may provide much much more energy than today's needs, >> so it could serve as driving force for more than we think by ongoing >> technology. (E.g. potable water, agri-irrigation, when fresh-water becomes >> scarce - like now - pollution-free transportation, keeping politicians in >> asylum, etc.) . >> > > I assume you mean geothermal energy. It is used in New Zealand but > doesn't provide as much energy as wind and hydro as far as I know. > > It's an option in some parts of the world, certainly, but I would say > solar is more readily available overall. > > > It might blend well with solar. There have been proposals to store solar > energy by heating underground reservoirs. >
That sounds good. The problem with it is of course night (and clouds) so methods of storage (or a world-wide power grid?) are important. (Although despite being intermittent, it could still take up some of the load and reduce emissions.) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.