Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy It is a high thermal energy of natural origin stored in magmIt is estimated that more than 98% of the Earth’s mass is made up of rocks whose temperature exceeds 1000 degrees Celsius. The temperature rises as we go deeper into the Earth at a rate of about 2.7 degrees Celsius per 100 meters in depth, and this thermal energy is mainly used to generate electricity, and this requires drilling many pipes to depths of up to about 6 kilometers. Sometimes hot water is used for heating when the heat is close to the surface of the Earth, and we find it at a depth of 160 meters or sometimes in certain areas in the form of hot springs that reach the surface of the Earth.a in the Earth’s interior.This renewable energy can be enough to cover the world’s energy needs for the next 10,000 years, but converting it into electrical energy is an expensive process due to drilling operations to great depths and the need for many pipes to extract hot water in large quantities, although thermal energy is free and is widely available but difficult to obtain.The geothermal energy rate is estimated to be about twice as much as all the energy used by modern man from various sources. In addition to the energy coming from the geological depths of the Earth, the Earth’s surface receives the sun’s energy and stores it in the surface layer, estimated to be 10 meters thick during the summer months and releases it during the winter months.

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