What are the top 5 geothermal producing states?
Share of U.S. geothermal electricity produced by each state, 2016:
- California = 72%
- Nevada = 22%
- Utah = 3%
- Hawaii = 1%
- Oregon = 1%
- Idaho = <1%
- New Mexico = <1%
Where is geothermal energy most used in the world?
Geothermal energy is generated in over 20 countries. The United States is the world’s largest producer, and the largest geothermal development in the world is The Geysers north of San Francisco in California. In Iceland, many of the buildings and even swimming pools are heated with geothermal hot water.