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Flash Steam Power Plants are the most common form of geothermal power plant. The hot water is pumped under great pressure to the surface. The water is sometimes called 'brine', as it contains impurities such as salt. When it reaches the surface the pressure is reduced and as a result some of the water changes to steam. This produces a ‘blast’ of steam. The cooled water is returned to the reservoir to be heated by geothermal rocks again.
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