Achieving US climate goals requires the development and widespread deployment of all available clean energy solutions. Geothermal energy, while currently only a marginal component of the US energy economy, will be indispensable in the fight against climate change. Geothermal capacity can support deep decarbonization in a way that most other clean energy solutions cannot by providing: clean, baseload power; a highly efficient means to heat and cool buildings, campuses, and cities; a host of agricultural and industrial applications; and the potential for sustainable lithium production.

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Publisher: Atlantic Council

Date: March 17, 2022

Countries: United States

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