Monday, December 5, 2016

Papua New Guinea: Country has Good Geothermal Energy Resources

Expert: PNG has potential for Geothermal Energy (EMTV Online)

Papua New Guinea, located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, is considered a geological hotspot and is home to significant amounts of volcanic activity.

With Papua New Guinea’s power supply system in its current stretched state; demand already exceeds supply, and the underdevelopment of power generation presents the country with a unique chance to build the system in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Experts believe that geothermal energy has the potential to answer some of PNG’s energy demands.

Industry Expert, Peter McCabe from the Adelaide University, states that on a global perspective, PNG is a favorable area for geothermal energy.