Tuesday, May 30, 2017

India: Video on Geothermal Heating Project in Indus Headwaters

Geothermal Energy at 4200 m elevation by Brynja Jónsdóttir (ÍSOR Iceland GeoSurvey)

Space heating is among the most important direct uses of geothermal energy worldwide. This kind of application has a long history in Iceland where about 90% of all houses are heated by geothermal energy.

In this video a small heating system was installed in the village, Chumathang, in northern India. Actually just heating of two small houses. This project was development aid between Norway and India to exploit geothermal energy in northern India. They looked to ÍSOR in Iceland for assistance with the project.

(Video 6:50 minutes)