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Geothermal Power Plants, 3rd Edition by Ronald DiPippo

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Chapter 11

Larderello Dry-Steam Power Plants, Tuscany, Italy

“We can … give expression at this time to the expectation of conquering … the vast Plutonian forces which formerly manifested themselves in such spectacles as Vesuvius, Hekla, Krakatoa, and of utilizing at least a small portion of this nearly unlimited store of energy for the benefit of mankind.”

George A. Orrok – November 12, 1925

Larderello, Italy is the birthplace of geothermal energy as a source of electricity. ...

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