Posts made in May, 2007

Fact 5: Geothermal Could Produce 25GW

Posted on May 12, 2007 in Facts | 0 comments

Untapped geothermal Resources Could Provide 25,000 MW of Electrical Generating Capacity On August 29, 2005, the GEOTHERMAL ENERGY Association (GEA) released data showing the untapped geothermal power potential in the West. This data, extracted from publicly available reports and studies, shows almost 100 undeveloped geothermal power sites. These sites have a total production potential approaching 25,000 MW of electrical generating capacity — enough to meet more than 70% of California’s electricity needs. GEA pulled together these estimates for the Western Governors’ Association’s (WGA) on-going assessment of the ability of geothermal and other clean...

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