Geothermal engineers research, design, plan and operate processes and equipment that convert thermal energy into electricity or heating and cooling. They use natural heat sources from underground to generate power, to cool in the summer and heat in the winter industrial, commercial and residential buildings. Geothermal engineers develop strategies for more efficient energy production and analyse environmental consequences.
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