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Sartup Highlight: AltaRock Energy Inc.

Posted in 2. Science & Technology on January 13th, 2009 by Thor – 5 Comments

Engineered Geothermal SystemsAltarock Energy Inc. develops engineered geothermal systems to provide renewable energy 24 hours a day. This clean energy source emits merely 5% of carbon as coal plants. Much of this carbon can then be injected back into the earth to reduce carbon emissions to approximately 0.1%. Altarock Energy Inc. has secured over $26 million dollars to develop their technology and is exploring over 600,000 acres in California, Oregon, and Washington for engineered geothermal energy plant placement. The United States possess vast Geothermal energy resources which, according to a recent study, may provide up to 10% of our energy by 2050.

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