U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Geothermal Technologies Office

The Geysers Geothermal Area

The Geysers Geothermal area, north of San Francisco, California, is the world's largest dry-steam geothermal steam field. Power production at the Geysers reached peak production in 1987, at that time serving 1.8 million people.

Photo of The Geysers power plant.

Geothermal Power Plant at The Geysers.