Chapter 4.0: Geothermal power industry

January 2009
Geothermal Generation Report;2009, Vol. 5, p45
Market Research Report
The article provides an overview of the geothermal power industry in the U.S. It highlights the three principal operators of geothermal power, including Calpine Corp., CalEnergy Co. Inc., and Ormat Technologies Inc. It states that Calpine is the leading geothermal power producer in North America which own 76 plants with total capacity of 24, 817 megawatts. Meanwhile, CalEnergy generates more than 1,900 megawatts of electric power while Ormat generates 370 megawatts.


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