The Transformation of Iceland's Greenhouses with Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy revolutionized Iceland's greenhouses, providing clean and cheap electricity, heating homes, and powering industries. It allows for year-round produce and promotes a greener future.

00:00:08 Iceland's unique geological setting and geothermal heat allow for natural pools and iconic volcanoes, revolutionizing greenhouses.

⚡️ Geothermal energy in Iceland is revolutionizing greenhouse farming with its unique geological setting.

🌍 Iceland's proximity to the Arctic Circle and cold air temperature contrasts with the warm natural pools created by geothermal heat.

🌋 The movement of tectonic plates beneath Iceland results in upwelling of mantle material, causing volcanic activity and geothermal heat.

00:01:32 Discover how geothermal energy revolutionized Iceland's greenhouses through the use of Stirling engines and electromagnetic generators, tapping into the vast and inexhaustible source of geothermal energy.

🌋 Geothermal energy in Iceland is abundant, with temperatures rising by more than 200 degrees Celsius every kilometer of depth.

🔥 The Stirling engine demonstrates how thermal energy can be converted into another form of energy, such as electricity.

💡 Iceland has successfully scaled up geothermal energy to drive an electromagnetic generator and generate electricity.

00:02:53 Geothermal energy has transformed Iceland's economy, providing clean and cheap electricity. It accounts for 25% of their energy and powers industries like aluminum and Bitcoin mining.

🌋 Iceland uses geothermal energy to generate electricity on a national scale, with 25% of its electricity coming from geothermal sources.

💰 The cheap and clean energy from geothermal sources has transformed Iceland's economy, making it one of the richest countries in Europe.

In addition to electricity, Iceland's geothermal heat is also being used in industries such as aluminium production and Bitcoin mining.

00:04:13 Geothermal energy in Iceland heats homes, keeps streets snow-free, and powers greenhouses for year-round produce.

💡 Geothermal energy in Iceland is harnessed by using naturally heated water to heat homes, streets, and pavements.

🌱 Geothermal energy is also used in agriculture, particularly in greenhouses, allowing Iceland to produce fresh produce year-round.

❄️ Despite being a cold and snowy country, Iceland's use of geothermal energy has revolutionized its ability to grow crops.

00:05:32 Geothermal energy revolutionized Iceland's greenhouses, allowing year-round tomato production with the help of hot water from the ground and green electricity from running turbines.

🌱 Geothermal energy is used in Iceland's greenhouses to produce tomatoes all year round.

☀️ Greenhouses in Iceland rely on green electricity and sunlight to grow crops.

💧 The use of hot water from geysers and boreholes ensures the plants receive high-quality water.

00:06:50 A look at how geothermal energy transformed Iceland's greenhouses and inspired sustainable farming practices. Local produce grown with pristine mountain water reduces pollution and promotes a greener future for all.

🌿 Iceland supports local farmers and encourages green buying to reduce pollution caused by transporting food.

🍅 Fresh tomatoes can be picked in the morning and reach the supermarket in the afternoon due to modern techniques and renewable energy usage in Iceland's greenhouses.

🌍 There is much to learn from Iceland's approach to sustainable agriculture and the importance of leaving a better earth for future generations.

00:08:13 Discover how geothermal energy has transformed Iceland's greenhouses, providing hot water, renewable energy, and fresh produce.

🌍 Geothermal energy revolutionized Iceland's greenhouses by providing hot water and renewable energy.

🔥 The community in Iceland benefits from geothermal energy in their homes and in growing salad and vegetables.

🎥 BBC Earth presenter search 2018 has been launched, encouraging viewers to explore Iceland and watch more videos.

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