Can geothermal energy replace a non-renewable energy type?
Geothermal energy is fast emerging as one of the more environmentally friendly sources of energy.
It has a low-carbon footprint and less emissions, and has the benefit of sustained availability.
It is also widely prevalent (not only in volcanic regions, as some might think) in the earth's crust, and can potentially meet the current and future demand of electricity generation.
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