|Published : 18 Jan 2017, 21:33:16|
Expert highlights BD’s potential in geothermal energy
An expert claimed on Wednesday that Bangladesh can generate thousands of megawatts of electricity using geothermal technology without burning conventional energy in power plants, reports BSS.
Addressing a press conference at National Press Club in the city, Member of International Geothermal Association (IGA), Mosarof Hossain Montu made this claim and demanded investing climate change funds of the United Nations in generation of power through geothermal technology in the country.
The resources of geothermal energy are collected from the shallow ground and hot water, and hot rocks, which are found a few miles beneath the earth's surface, he said and added that at least 24 developing and developed countries are now generating power in geothermal way.