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Geothermal Energy Resources and Technology Overview

The United States is rich in geothermal energy resources. Geothermal energy can be used to generate heat or electricity at both large- and small-scales (utility-scale and direct use).

Follow the links below to learn about geothermal energy, and how it can be used to generate electricity or heat; the geographic distribution of geothermal energy resources in the United States; utility-scale and direct use geothermal energy technologies; and primary components of geothermal energy systems.

 
Geothermal technologies composite photo. Source: NREL and DOE/EERE