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Old 11-01-2012, 01:15 PM   #1488
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Originally Posted by SamDoe1 View Post
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.
Depends on the accuracy/quality of the data their working with. If they know within a small margin of error how big the cavern is and what temperatures the water will encounter then I don't see why it wouldn't be a fairly straightforward calculation to figure out what would happen.
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