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Globalisation case study - sustainable energy icel


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high concentration
of volcano's in the area of Iceland which makes it an ideal location for generation geothermal energy
over 26%
of Iceland's energy is generated from geothermal sources
87%
of homes in Iceland are heathed using geothermal heating
100%
non-fossil fuel is what Iceland plans to be in the near future
1/6
of carbon dioxide is released from geothermal fields in comparison with a natural-gas-fuelled power plant
365
this is the number of days that geothermal energy is available per year
80%
cheaper than fossil fuels
How the plants work
Water is pumped into the crust where it is heated and then rises as steam to turn turbines for energy
Blue Lagoon
This is a tourist attraction that has the runs off a geothermal powerplant