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Re: Geothermal Power
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2015, 06:32:24 pm »

"Capacity factor” refers to a measure of actual output over a period of time. Capacity factors for various types of energy systems, as recorded by DOE and NREL, are given in the visual above.

The capacity factor of geothermal power facilities is very efficient  and is usually at or above 90 percent.   :o 

This is on par with or higher than other baseload power sources like coal and nuclear and is much greater than intermittent sources.  ;D
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2015/02/geothermal-visual-capacity-factors-for-assorted-energy-systems
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