Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 23, 2013
New geothermal power came on line in Kenya, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Turkey, and Mexico, as well as Oregon, Nevada and Utah in the United States. In Nevada, NV Energy is looking to replace coal plants with 300 MW of renewable energy, including geothermal. The global geothermal industry surpassed 12,000 MW of geothermal power operational, with about 600 MW of new geothermal power coming online globally, according to a year-end update by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA).