Contact: Kim Cobb
Southern Methodist University
Caption: New research from SMUís Geothermal Laboratory, funded by a grant from Google.org, documents significant geothermal resources across the United States capable of producing more than three million megawatts of green power Ė 10 times the installed capacity of coal power plants today. Sophisticated mapping produced from the research is viewable via Google Earth at www.google.org/egs.
Credit: Google Earth, SMU Geothermal Laboratory
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