Chapter 5: Geothermal Revenue and Costs -- Generation, Construction and Equipment Sales

January 2007
Geothermal Generation Report;2007, Vol. 4, p33
Market Research Report
The article provides an overview of global revenue and costs of geothermal generation in 2005. The Energy Information Association (EIA) has said that the industry's global revenue for 56,000 gigawatt sales of geothermal power, which equaled to 3 billion U.S. dollars. Meanwhile, the Department of Energy has reported that the sector's cost of producing power are as low as 1.5 U.S. cents per kilowatt at the Geysers. Data on the development costs of building geothermal plants is also provided.


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