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Can superhot rock energy be delivered at scale?

It may sound like an 80s tribute band, but superhot rock energy is all about tapping into the extreme heat emanating from the earth’s core. The FT’s Myles McCormick explains that if it can be developed at scale, it could hold the key to providing abundant, clean electricity and become a key weapon in the battle against climate change. But it’s a huge technological challenge.

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