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Geothermal Energy, as a renewable energy source has shown signs of considerable growth over the last 7 years. Global Geothermal installed capacity has escalated from 7,972 MWe in 2000 to around 9,700 MWe in the year 2007 and is expected to reach around 13,600 MWe by 2012 with a CAGR of 7%.

Geothermal energy is used for space heating (including district heat networks), domestic hot water supply, direct and indirect heating of public baths, greenhouses, and process heat for industry and agriculture. Geothermal direct use continued to grow during 2013, with Capacity added in at least a number of European countries.