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Air Force partners with startup to tap virtually limitless energy power source

Air Force partners with startup to tap virtually limitless energy power source

Finding a renewable solution that doesn’t rely on weather conditions could herald the end of harmful energy sources.

The U.S. Air Force is set to take advantage of geothermal technology to power a base in Texas.

Canadian startup Eavor is so bullish about its process, that the closed-loop system harnessing power from the Earth’s core can provide limitless, pollution-free energy.

Eavor has now received a contract for the technology — which it has “flawlessly” demonstrated at a facility in Alberta, Canada, according to Recharge — from the U.S. Department of Defense.

As Recharge reported, Eavor believes it can deliver renewable energy for less than $50 per megawatt-hour. The process involves drilling a hole several kilometers deep and then pouring water into the cavity.

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