Wednesday, March 30, 2016

USA, Utah: 2,000 MW of Geothermal Potential

Energy Success Stories: Discovering Utah's Geothermal Potential (Utah Governor's Office of Energy Development)

"Discovering Utah's Geothermal Potential" goes deep below the earth's surface to uncover a clean, reliable and sustainable base-load source of power.

At 80 megawatts, Utah is currently third in the nation for geothermal energy production, but stands ready to realize more than 2,000 megawatts of untapped potential - that’s enough to power a third of Utah. This film offers a past, present and future look at Utah's abundant resource, featuring the Homestead CraterCove Fort and Blundell geothermal power plants, Utah Geological Survey and the University of Utah's Energy & Geoscience Institute.

(Video - 8:57 minutes)