West Virginia looks good for geothermal energy production

Register-Herald: A new study suggests some areas of West Virginia may be a rich source of renewable energy capable of doubling the state`s electrical generating capacity. Scientists at Southern Methodist University`s Geothermal Laboratory discovered that the temperature of the Earth beneath certain areas of the state is much higher than previous estimates. The hottest areas -- below Tucker, Randolph, Pocahontas, and Greenbrier counties -- show potential for use as a commercial baseload of geothermal ......

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