Monday, April 16, 2012

Using Iceland's Volcanoes For Britain's Energy Needs

Britain Could Be Powered By Icelandic Volcanoes -- The Telegraph

Britain could become powered by Icelandic volcanoes as the government looks abroad for a solution to its green energy problem.

Charles Hendry, the energy minister, will visit the country next month to discuss a possible deal to harvest low-carbon energy from the natural geothermal energy of Iceland's volcanoes.

The arrangement would involve laying the longest high-voltage cable in the world across hundreds of miles of ocean floor between Britain and Iceland.

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My Comment:On paper it looks promising .... is it technically feasible .... we shall see.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

nice idea.. thanks for sharing.