Energy Transition

Here's why geothermal systems could be better for storing renewable energy than batteries

Inside an industrial factory. Electricity has been produced from geothermal sources for more than a century.

Electricity has been produced from geothermal sources for more than a century. Image: Unsplash/Lalit

Stefan Ellerbeck
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Enhanced geothermal systems can draw heat energy from a wider range of sources than traditional geothermal power plants. Image: US Department of Energy.


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Solar will account for most new renewable energy capacity in 2022-23. Image: IEA.
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