Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mexico: Possible Geothermal Energy Resource Discovered off Baja California

Geothermal energy potential found in deep waters off Los Cabos (Mexico News Daily)

Scientists say the energy could power Cabo San Lucas, San José del Cabo

Deep waters located off the coast of Los Cabos have high geothermal energy potential that is capable of meeting the electricity needs of the twin resort cities of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, according to scientists at the National Autonomous University (UNAM).

After searching for more than 10 years, a research team from the Department of Natural Resources at UNAM’s Institute of Geophysics has located a deep-sea deposit containing hydrothermal vents or “sea chimneys” off the southern coast of the Baja California peninsula.

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