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Published on January 16th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


Important Geothermal Project at Newberry Volcano (Includes Hydroshearing)

January 16th, 2012 by  


In this full repost below, from sister site Planetsave, Michael Ricciardi gives us an intro to some of the (mild) controversy around geothermal hydroshearing (like hydrofracturing, or fracking, used to obtain natural gas, but not as severe for a couple of key reasons). He also delves into an important new geothermal project backed by Google and others at Newberry Volcano. Check it out:

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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