The core of the Earth, some 4,000 miles beneath its surface, is a fiery morass of superheated gas and molten rock which exists at roughly 7200 degrees Fahrenheit That temperature is maintained by the decay of radioactive particles situated inside the Earth’s core. Technically, 1 could say that geothermal power is a type of nuclear energy, although with far distinct implications from nuclear energy as we know it, because these reactions take place in a containment vessel with walls thousands of miles thick. Even so, we nonetheless get factors like uranium and radon gas, seeping up to the surface.
Traditional geothermal is a mature technology that can give baseload energy or year-round provide of heat. The resource can be exploited only in favourable regions (a constraint that can be relaxed when EGS systems are prepared to be commercialised). Matching heat demand to resource availability can be difficult given the fees and difficulty of transporting heat extended distances.
The temperature gradient between the centre of the Earth and the outer limits of the atmosphere averages about 1°C per kilometre. The temperature gradient in the Earth’s fluid layers, the magma, tend to be reduced because the mobility of the molten rock tends to even out the temperature. This mobility nonetheless does not exist in the solid crust where temperature gradient is consequently considerably higher, usually amongst 25 °C and 30 °C per kilometre based on the place and greater nonetheless in volcanic regions and along tectonic plate boundaries where seismic activity transports hot material to close to the surface.
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This is in addition to the Power Independence and Safety Act (EISA) of 2007 that requires at least 30% of hot water in new federal buildings and renovations of current buildings to come from solar hot water heaters. The EISA of 2007 also mandated reductions in fossil fuel uses in new federal buildings and renovated ones, with a one hundred% reduction in fossil fuel consumption of 100% relative to 2003 values.