Look at the interactive display on how a geothermal power generator works.

how geothermal is produced

Describe what happens in each of the 4 parts of a geothermal power generator

Well _________________________________________________________________

Turbine _______________________________________________________________

Generator _____________________________________________________________

Transmission ____________________________________________________________

Use the Geothermal Technologies Office infographic to descirbe a powerful way to access geothermal energy

The 3 things needed to power a natural geothermal system are:

  1. ____________________
  2. ____________________
  3. ____________________

Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) injects __________ from the surface into ___________________

How many days a year or hours a day is geothermal energy available? ___________

Are there many CO2 emissions? ___________

How many homes does EGS have the potential to power? __________________


earth inner temperatures