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20 GW Geothermal Potential In Japan

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Since the Fukushima desaster Japan is looking for alternative ways of generating energy for its economy. Geothermal energy definately is a candidate. Japan has the third largest reserves after Indonesia and the US. Currently Japan generates 535MW of geothermal energy, the eighth producer in the world. That’s 0.2% of Japan’s total output.

[nytimes.com]
[wikipedia]
[wikipedia – geothermal in Japan]


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