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Status of Geothermal Development in the UKGold Open Access

Author: G. Falcone
Event name: 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2019
Session: Geothermal Solutions for the Energy Mix of the Future (IGA)
Publication date: 03 June 2019
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201901600
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Abstract, PDF ( 737.76Kb )

Geothermal energy is a constant and independent form of renewable energy and plays a key role towards the world's future energy balance. Conventional and unconventional geothermal resources are largely available across continents and can help countries become less dependent on energy imports and build a broader base in their future energy mix. However, despite its significant potential, the total contribution of the geothermal sector to global power generation and heat supply remains relatively small.

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