Central America’s Next Energy Sources

By Geraldine Cook
October 01, 2010

Central America’s volcanoes may serve to alleviate the region’s energy needs. Extracting geothermal energy from the volcanoes is a viable option for many Central
American countries, given that the region contains as many as 80 volcanoes, according to
the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.