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Old 11-01-2012, 12:52 PM   #1487
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Originally Posted by Drex View Post
So let me get this straight. They want to drill in to a sealed off, pressurized system of lava, then fracture all of the bedrock below the surface and try to extract energy from this?

Sounds like another company trying to make a buck at everyone elses (and the environments) expense.
I agree. Geothermal energy through a closed system is a great option and a very clean and renewable source. But pumping water into the ground in order to create caverns as a natural reservoir is going to eventually go bad and when this is done on top of a volcano...who knows what the result might be.
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