geothermal energy

Japan is Not Resource-Poor, Ranks Third in Geothermal Energy Storage

published 2023 年 04 月 24 日 9:30
Geothermal energy is a renewable energy source that uses heat from deep within the earth’s crust to generate electricity. Japan has more than 100 active volcanoes, making it the third largest reservoir of geothermal energy in the world—an attractive option for energy-starved Japan. However, geothermal power generation in Japan has not progressed in decades, facing incredible opposition from Japan’s extremely powerful hot spring industry. ...  more