A Primer to Iceland's Geothermal Power Stations

Curious about how Iceland's geothermal power stations actually work? Let Albert Albertsson, the deputy CEO of a large station there, take you through the finer points of the energy extraction process, courtesy of the folks at Greenbang. He provides a great introduction to some of the more technical details, including a description of how the island's volcanic activity and geographic location make it the ideal candidate for geothermal energy. Oh, and you won't want to miss his riff on the fabled "Icelandic perfume". Another video after the jump.

You can also catch a (very) quickie look inside the actual station here.

Via ::Greenbang: Iceland’s geothermal power stations explained (blog)

See also: ::Geothermal Energy: Renewables' Poor Cousin, ::Hot Water Becoming a Hot Topic: Geothermal in India

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