Last year, geothermal power electricity-generating capacity grew 3 percent to top 11,700 megawatts across 24 countries, despite the economic crisis; establishing geothermal as a real contender in the green power race.
Nicaragua is aiming to have 90% of their energy needs via renewable sources by 2020 and geothermal will be a critical source to do so, spearheaded by tax cutting legislation and a influx of private investment from abroad.
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With a readership increase of 24% this year over the same period last year, ThinkGeoEnergy is the most read geothermal news website, with big changes for the site ahead we are preparing for the future.