Friday, December 15, 2017

Canada: Geothermal Energy is an Amazing Fit in Alberta - Report

Heat Seeking - Alberta's geothermal industry potential and barriers (Pembina Institute)

Geothermal energy is an amazing fit in Alberta, given our history of oil and gas development. Yet the only commercial geothermal projects in this province are a pair of tourist hot springs.

Heat Seeking; Alberta's geothermal industry potential and barriers, is a report from the Pembina Institute with support from the Alberta Clean Technology Industry Alliance. It identifies similarities between geothermal energy and oil and gas development that position Alberta to develop a thriving geothermal industry. It also describes challenges the emerging industry faces and what we need to exploit geothermal energy’s potential.

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