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Table 1 Global installed capacity of geothermal [5, 32]

From: Central versus wellhead power plants in geothermal grid electricity generation

  Year Global capacity (MWe) Capacity growth (MWe) Percentage growth (%)
Reference year
1 2005 8686   
2 2006 8918 232 2.67
3 2007 9139 221 2.48
4 2008 9459 320 3.50
5 2009 9899 440 4.65
6 2010 10,121 222 2.24
7 2011 10,011 − 110 − 1.09
8 2012 10,471 460 4.59
9 2013 10,740 269 2.57
10 2014 11,221 481 4.48
11 2015 11,846 625 5.57
12 2016 12,706 860 7.26
13 2017 13,280 574 4.52
14 2018 14,600 1320 9.94
15 2019 15,400 800 5.48
Total/Ave 6714.0 MWe 447.60/year 5.15%