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Multymeter.comAccording to ThinkGeoEnergy, these are the 10 largest geothermal electricity producing countries in the world in 2022:

RatingCountryInstalled Capacity (MW)
1United States of America3.794
2Indonesia2.356
3Philippines1.935
4Türkiye1.682
5New Zealand1.037
6Mexico963
7Italy944
8Kenya94

The United States ranks first as the world’s largest geothermal electricity producer, with an installed capacity of 3,794 MW. Indonesia ranks second, with an installed capacity of 2,356 MW. The Philippines ranks third, with an installed capacity of 1,935 MW.

Indonesia is the country with the largest geothermal energy potential in the world, with a potential of 23,766 gigawatts (GW) or 23,766 MW. This geothermal potential is spread throughout Indonesia, with the areas with the greatest potential being the western region of Indonesia, namely Sumatra, Java and Bali.

Indonesia’s geothermal energy potential can be used to produce electricity, hot water and heat for various industrial purposes. The Indonesian government aims to increase the installed capacity of PLTP in Indonesia to 12,000 MW by 2030.

Below are some reasons why geothermal energy is an important energy source in the world:

  • Geothermal energy is a renewable energy source that does not produce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Geothermal energy is a stable and reliable source of energy.
  • Geothermal energy can be used to produce electricity, hot water and heat for various industrial purposes.
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