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Japan’s Sakurajima Volcano Erupts Close to Nuclear Plant
(Reuters) A Japanese volcano has erupted shooting ash nearly two kilometres into the night sky along with fountains of lava. The incident took place about 50 kilometres from a nuclear plant, but there were no immediate reports of damage and operations at the power station were not affected. Following what they termed an “explosive eruption”, Japan’s […]
WHAT IS GEOTHERMAL ENERGY?
Below the Earth’s crust, there is a layer of hot and molten rock, called magma. Heat is continually produced in this layer, mostly from the decay of naturally radioactive materials such as uranium and potassium. The amount of heat within 10,000 meters (about 33,000 feet) of Earth’s surface has 50,000 times more energy than all […]