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While geothermal energy is very environmentally friendly and does not produce large quantities of pollution, only limited sites have the potential for energy generation and upfront costs are often considerable. Geotherma... More »

Renewable energy sources do not emit carbon emissions, and these energy sources provide jobs and benefits to economies, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. The disadvantages of renewable energy include high i... More »

Nuclear power is a known energy source, it has low carbon dioxide emissions, and it is relatively low cost; however it still has an environmental impact, produces radioactive waste and has the potential for nuclear accid... More »

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The primary disadvantages of geothermal energy are its inability to be used anywhere and its costly construction. While geothermal energy is practical in some areas, it's a poor choice in most locations. More »

Advantages of using geothermal energy include lower operating costs than many other fuel sources, pollution-free energy creation, and a reduction in the use of non-renewable fossil fuels such as coal and oil. Further adv... More »

Geothermal energy is used to supply heat for industrial purposes. It may also be used to promote agricultural and aquaculture production in cold climates by heating soils, aquaculture ponds and greenhouses. In addition, ... More »

Geothermal energy is derived from the heat naturally emitted from the Earth's interior. This form of energy may be harnessed from underground steam and water sources and heat from solid rock and magma. It is a renewable ... More »