Where Does Thermal Energy Come from?


Thermal energy is energy that is derived from the thermodynamic relations of a temperature system. Most of this energy is derived from the sun, fuelled by the thermo-nuclear furnace that is the sun. Geothermal energy on the other hand results from the earth's core, which heats water forming geysers and hot springs that can be used in production of energy.
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Thermal energy comes from a heat source inside the Earth. Thermal energy is great for saving money and saving the environment. Currently, thermal energy is not as widely used as it could be. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_power
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