Skip to content

FAQ #9: Will you build a power plant to generate electricity from the hot, circulated water as part of this project?

March 21, 2012

No. The Newberry EGS Demonstration Project aims to demonstrate improved technology for creating geothermal reservoirs and extracting heat from the earth in locations where high temperatures can be reached by conventional drilling techniques.

If the EGS demonstration is successful, further study, environmental analysis, and financial planning will be required before the next steps of building a power plant to generate electricity could be considered.

Previous FAQ: Can injecting cold water on hot rock disturb the Newberry volcano and cause a volcanic eruption?

Next FAQ: How can I find out more?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: