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China utilizes geothermal energy to reduce CO2 emissions
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13:34, September 07, 2009

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According to statistics recently released by the National Shallow Geothermal Energy and Geothermal Resource Management Conference, the utilization of geothermal energy could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 25 million tons in 2008, equivalent to the exhaust emissions of more than 8.6 million vehicles.

China's geothermal resources are mainly used to supply heat and power, healthcare, provide heat for hot springs, aquaculture, and greenhouse cultivation etc. The number of existing hot springs exceeds 2,700, and about 700 of them have been developed and utilized. 1,048 geothermal fields exist in China, 259 of them have been developed. There are over 1,800 geothermal exploration wells and annual geothermal (water) extraction volume amounts to 368,000,000 cubic meters.

At present, there are 71,000 practitioners in the field of geothermal exploration in China, and its profit reaches more than 7 million yuan.

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