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The world's greatest source of power lies a few miles under our feet.
Geothermal energy, which draws on the heat from the Earth's interior, could supply the current global energy demand for more than 30,000 years.
The trick is tapping into it. Geothermal energy accounts for less than a half-percent of global energy consumption, according to the International Energy Association
They place pipes that go down into these heat wells, and they can heat a house in a completely natural fashion with nothing more than a few very small pipes.
This is too obvious and sensible for anyone to consider seriously. For one, there is no money in it. Apart from drilling a few holes, what is there? Over-simplification, I know, but the point is, they can't make Billions out of it, charging crazy prices for something so (relatively) simple.
reply to post by DeadFlagBlues
Whatever you're doing sounds cool though.
reply to post by Bluess
this is also very used in many Danish Private homes, and yes it saves you alot of money and it is "clean" ebergy, if the electricity comes from alternative energy source aswel.