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Title: Geothermal power: Technology brief
Organization:International Renewable Energy Agency
Date:September 2017

Geothermal power is generated from underground heat. Found around the globe and available year-round, this largely untapped renewable energy source offers the advantage of steady, predictable large-scale power generation, in comparison to the higher variability of solar and wind power. This technology brief provides technical background information, analyses market potential and barriers, and offers insights for policy makers on geothermal power generation.

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