Advantages of geothermal energy
- It is a renewable source of energy.
- By far, it is non-polluting and environment friendly.
- There is no wastage or generation of by-products.
- Geothermal energy can be used directly. In ancient times, people used this source
of energy for heating homes, cooking, etc.
- Maintenance cost of geothermal power plants is very less.
- Geothermal power plants don't occupy too much space and thus help in protecting
- Unlike solar energy, it is not dependent on the weather conditions.