2012-05-02. How to generate power from a volcano

posted May 23, 2012, 12:04 PM by Lisa Ou   [ updated May 23, 2012, 12:12 PM ]
 | by Paul Willis, TG Daily. An article relevant to GSS Energy Use chapter 4. Excerpt: A plan to tap the geothermal potential of one of the Cascade Range’s most impressive volcanoes has been thrown open for public consultation. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has begun the consultation to decide whether forest land near Mount Baker should be leased out to power companies for the purpose of producing geothermal energy. It is believed that power companies would use thermal vents in the vicinity of the peak to tap the energy of the volcano.... Read more: http://www.tgdaily.com/sustainability-features/63120-how-to-generate-power-from-a-volcano