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    Geothermal Power Plants In India – Notes For W.B.C.S. Examination.

    • Geothermal energy is thermal energy, which is generated through the natural hot springs.Continue Reading Geothermal Power Plants In India – Notes For W.B.C.S. Examination.
    • In India, by the time, geothermal energy installed capacity is experimental; however, the potential capacity is more than 10,000 MW.
    • Following are the six most promising geothermal energy sites in India −
      • Tattapani in Chhattisgarh
      • Puga in Jammu & Kashmir
      • Cambay Graben in Gujarat
      • Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh
      • Surajkund in Jharkhand
      • Chhumathang in Jammu & Kashmir
    • Following are the six major geothermal provinces in India
      • Himalayan Province e.g. Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, etc.
      • Areas of Faulted blocks e.g. Aravalli belt, Naga-Lushi, West coast regions and Son-Narmada lineament.
      • Volcanic Arc e.g. Andaman and Nicobar Arc (Barren Island).
      • Deep sedimentary basin of Tertiary age e.g. Cambay basin in Gujarat.
      • Radioactive Province e.g. Surajkund, Hazaribagh, and Jharkhand.
      • Cratonic Province e.g. Peninsular India.

     

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