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

Geothermal Technologies Office

Nevada Geothermal Area

The extensive Steamboat Springs geothermal area contains three geothermal power-generating plants. The plants provide approximately 30% of the total Nevada geothermal power output.

Photo of Nevada power plant.

Normal water-vapor emissions from the Steamboat 1 geothermal power plant in Washoe, NV.