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    Friday, December 11, 2015

    THE WORLD’S GEOTHERMAL

    36 countries launch world alliance for geothermal energy

    December 7, 2105 (PhysOrg)

    “…The Global Geothermal Alliance, launched [by 36 countries] on the sidelines of the UN climate talks in Le Bourget, aims at a sixfold increase in geothermal electricity production and a tripling of geothermal-derived heating by 2030 [in developing economies as a cleaner alternative to oil, gas and coal]…At present, geothermal is growing modestly, at three to four percent per year, providing 12 gigawatts of electricity annually…But this is just a fraction of its overall potential of 100 gigawatts, according to the industry. Only 24 out of 90 countries with geothermal potential actually use the resource…[ Obstacles to geothermal are the high cost of drilling and risks entailed in the exploration phase]…Members include countries on thermal "hotspots" in Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America, ranging from Kenya and Tanzania to Malaysia, the Philippines and Guatemala…” click here for more

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