What are the advantages and disadvantages of using geothermal energy?



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    It’s main advantage is that it is a renewable energy source, with powered generated by the earth’s heat and water. Cost wise, it is comparable to fossil fuel plants, but much cleaner and renewable. Iceland is the world’s leader in geothermal energy, generating over 25% of its energy from geothermal. The main disadvantage of geothermal energy is finding a proper location for a plant that will allow for extraction. As a whole, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.

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