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  1. 1. Why To Use Geothermal Energy By: Matt Ottman
  2. 2. Facts <ul><li>Geothermal energy creates heat from the earth itself </li></ul><ul><li>It can be found almost anywhere on the Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Produces energy in large power plants </li></ul>
  3. 3. How it Works <ul><li>Geothermal energy is produced from a layer within Earth with molten rock(magma) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Picture of How it Works
  5. 5. Statistics <ul><li>California has Geothermal energy being 5% of its electricity </li></ul><ul><li>The amount of heat within 33,000 feet of Earth’s crust contains 50,000 times more than the energy than all the oil and natural gases around earth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The highest underground temperatures are by places that have volcanoes </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How it Helps People Go Green <ul><li>It comes from renewable energy from the earth, that is from continuous natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>We wouldn’t need to use artificial energy, since Geothermal energy comes from with the earth </li></ul><ul><li>It decreases the amount of pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Using Geothermal energy is affordable </li></ul>
  7. 7. Resources <ul><li>&quot;How Geothermal Energy Works | Union of Concerned Scientists.&quot; Homepage | Union of Concerned Scientists . N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2009. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Geothermal Energy - Generating heat energy from the earth.&quot; Alternative Energy News . N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2009. < </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;geothermalenergy.&quot; . N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2009. < </li></ul>