Geothermal energy

The Geysers geothermal plant

Heat generated in the core of the earth travels upwards where it can be used to generate electricity as well as for heating and cooling via highly efficient geothermal heat pumps. Geothermal energy is clean, renewable, and we won’t run out of it for millions of years.

The photo shows one of The Geysers geothermal plants in northern California, which generates more electricity than any other geothermal plant anywhere.

The Geothermal Energy Association lists sites in California and explains how it works.

Geysers Geothermal Association