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Is Geothermal the Ultimate Renewable?

from Supply House Times

Of all the various aspects of renewable power, geothermal seems to have risen to the top of the heap. According to data collected by the Energy Information Administration, only nuclear power has a higher average capacity factor. The term "capacity factor" compares the power produced with the maximum generating capacity to be expected from a particular energy form. The long-term coverage is around 90 percent for nuclear, 70 percent for geothermal and 50-70 percent for coal-fired and natural gas-fired power sources. more

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