Accession Number:

ADA093273

Title:

Energy from the Bowels of the Earth. Vulcanism and Its Uses in Iceland,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Iceland is far ahead of the rest of the world in the use of geothermal energy for hot water and space heating, but they have run into severe difficulties in generating electricity from this source. The present report describes these difficulties and some of the people involved. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Air Conditioning, Heating, Lighting and Ventilating

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE