Xianyang Goes Geothermal?

Xianyang Goes Geothermal?
Innovation

PSFK spent some time in Iceland recently, and we were incredibly impressed by the country's energy program. The air is clean with not a spot of pollution on the horizon,...

Colin Nagy
  • 13 april 2007

PSFK spent some time in Iceland recently, and we were incredibly impressed by the country’s energy program. The air is clean with not a spot of pollution on the horizon, and the tap water is as pure as we’ve ever tasted. This is due in part to the fact that Reykjavik gets 100% of its heat and 40% of its electricity from geothermal power, with the rest coming from water power. This, contrasted with the haze and worsening pollution in China’s cities has few people thinking. According to this Time article:

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