Geothermal Energy Development Picking Up Steam

A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association shows that US producers expanded capacity by 5 percent over the last year.

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) today released its 2013 Annual GEA Industry Update, which found that installed geothermal capacity in the United States grew by 5%, or 147.05 MW, since the last annual survey in March 2012. This considerable increase in capacity is part of a larger trend of steady geothermal growth over the past decade, and can be attributed to seven geothermal projects that came online in 2012.

GEA also revised its last year