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written by Dr. Morris Pierce
This University of Rochester article, part of a larger website on renewable energy, explains how a geothermal plant in Iceland works. The article contains a few images of the plant and basic as well as technical details regarding the plant's operation.
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image credit: William W Nazaroff (2005); image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from October 1, 2010 until October 16, 2010. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1997 University of Rochester
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Keywords: geothermal power, renewable energy
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 1, 2010 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Apr 04, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
May 17, 2008
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AIP Format
M. Pierce, (1997), WWW Document, (http://www.energy.rochester.edu/is/reyk/works.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
M. Pierce, The Geothermal Power Plant: How the Plant Works (1997), <http://www.energy.rochester.edu/is/reyk/works.htm>.
APA Format
Pierce, M. (2008, May 17). The Geothermal Power Plant: How the Plant Works. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://www.energy.rochester.edu/is/reyk/works.htm
Chicago Format
Pierce, Morris. The Geothermal Power Plant: How the Plant Works. May 17, 2008. http://www.energy.rochester.edu/is/reyk/works.htm (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
Pierce, Morris. The Geothermal Power Plant: How the Plant Works. 1997. 17 May 2008. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://www.energy.rochester.edu/is/reyk/works.htm>.
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