Geothermal energy system adopted by Missouri S&T

Old power plant shut down to make way for geothermal power. Since 1945, the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus has received steam energy from a coal and wood chip burning power plant, but the facility was permanently closed on May 21, 2014 and will be replaced by a geothermal energy system. 17 buildings on campus will receive heating and cooling from the system. Missouri S&T’s geothermal power system will be fully operational by the fall of this year and, in addition to providing heat and air conditioning to…

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