How a Geothermal Power Plant Works

This simplified animation of a geothermal power plant from the U.S. Department of Energy illustrates commonalities with traditional power-generating stations. While there are many types of geothermal power plants, this animation shows a generic plant.

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Geothermal Technologies Program
US Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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