Our graph below looks at geothermal fields in California. California’s nine geothermal development fields are shown with nameplate capacity from 2004 and 2014, as well as total estimated field generation capacity.
The estimates are derived from probabilistic heat-in-place figures; as is shown in the cases of The Geysers and the Heber fields, it is possible to exceed the estimated reserves.
Sources: GEA data and California Energy Commission
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