Tuesday, December 18, 2012


U.S. GEA Review of the Year (News Release)

The U.S. Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) looks back on the domestic geothermal power industry in 2012.

In 2012, seven new geothermal projects and additions came online in three different states, totaling 147.05 MW of gross capacity. This represents the second highest increase in geothermal power capacity over a calendar year since the production tax credit (PTC) was extended to geothermal in 2005, and a 5% percent increase over 2011 year-end data. The capacity added in 2012 would meet the residential needs of a city the size of Vancouver, Washington or Kansas City, Kansas.

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