Global geothermal industry passes 12,000 MW operational

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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. The international geothermal power industry is poised to place between 500 and 1,000 MW on line per year for the rest of the decade, said GEA. GEA member commitments to financing and development stages included MidAmerican’s $1 billion pledge to extend the life of its Salton Sea, California geothermal fields.

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