Global Technology – January 2014

Next, let's focus on this month's most important advances in technology, starting with two breakthroughs in energy research.

Unlike most forms of renewable energy, geothermal power is available 24/7, every day of the year.  And, unlike fossil fuel plants, it does not emit greenhouse gases. 

Unfortunately, geothermal efficiency has limited the technology to relatively small-scale plants located in a few geothermal hotspots.  For that reason, geothermal has made only a tiny contribution to our energy ecosystem.

However, tha.....

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