Explore how geothermal energya the heat in the Eartha s crusta is being used to create renewable electricity and power.
While the weather in Iceland is often cold, wet, and windy, a nearly endless supply of heat bubbles away below the surface. In fact, almost every building in the country is heated by geothermal energy in a process with virtually no carbon emissions. So how exactly does this renewable energy work? Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl explores the two primary models for harnessing the planet's natural heat.
Lesson by Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl, directed by Charlotte Arene.
Support Our Non-Profit Mission --- Support on Patreon: bit.ly/TEDEdPatreon Check out merch: bit.ly/TEDEDShop ---
Connect With Us --- Sign up for newsletter: bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter Follow on Facebook: bit.ly/TEDEdFacebook Find on Twitter: bit.ly/TEDEdTwitter Peep on Instagram: bit.ly/TEDEdInstagram ---
Keep Learning --- View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/iceland-s-superpowered-underground-volcanoes-jean-baptiste-p-koehl Dig deeper with additional resources: ed.ted.com/lessons/iceland-s-superpowered-underground-volcanoes-jean-baptiste-p-koehl#digdeeper
Thank you so much to patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Geoffrey Bultitude, Mi Mi , Thomas Rothert, Christopher McVay, Izhari Ishak Aksa, Declan Manning, Javier Aldavaz, Ivan Yeung, Jaime Camacho, Irene Au, Роман алесюк, LunarQueen, Iza, Brian Elieson, Paul, Grayson Garbarino, Oge O, Weronika Falkowska, Stefano Esposito, Nevin Spoljaric, Yvonne Feijoo, Sid Chanpuriya, Arjay Arcinue Dineros, Anoom Yasmin, Laura Johnson, Anoop Varghese, David Yastremski, Zoë Tulip, B, Jason Harrison, Erica Guerrero, Richard Manklow, Roberto Chena, Oliver Koo, Luke Pisano, Andrea Gordon, Aleksandar Donev, Nicole Klau Ibarra, Milo Vermeulen, Ryan Weiler, Jesse Lira, Ezekiel Raui, Itay Levi, Zongpu Kou, Cameron Chakraverty, Petr Vacek, Rhys Patterson, Dennis, Olivia Fu and Katrina Adams.