Full Title: 2013 Geothermal Power: International Market Overview
Author(s): Benjamin Matek
Publisher(s): Geothermal Energy Association
Publication Date: 9/2013


The global geothermal power market continues to grow substantially, with exciting new opportunities arising around the globe. As of August 2013, the global geothermal industry reached 11,765 MW of installed geothermal capacity. Currently there are 11,766 MW of planned capacity additions of geothermal power in the early stages of development or under construction in 70 countries and territories around the world. Additionally, developers are actively engaged with 27 gigawatts of geothermal resource globally (Resource Capacity Estimate). In Figure 1, the “Global Installed Capacity” is a cumulative representation of the geothermal power plants still operating today.