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Can we turn unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity?
December 12, 2013
Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide underground--and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.
Ohio State University
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