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Latin American and Caribbean countries use volcanic landscapes to tap geothermal energy

NPR 'The World' | May 7, 2021

Geothermal, a renewable energy source that involves drilling for hot steam deep underground, currently provides less than 1% of the world’s energy. It's a resource that could theoretically be accessible everywhere on the planet. Advocates are particularly interested in increasing its footprint in developing countries, such as Latin America and the Caribbean, to help boost energy economies without increasing carbon emissions.

“There's a renaissance happening right now for geothermal..."

Jamie Beard, Geothermal Entrepreneurship Organization based at the University of Texas


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