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

Geothermal Technologies Office

Geothermal Energy Featured on NBC's Today Show

November 18, 2008

In Iceland, there are five major geothermal power plants which produce about 26% (2006) of the country's electricity. In addition, geothermal heating meets the heating and hot water requirements for around 87% of the nation's buildings. As part of its "Ends of the Earth" series, NBC's Today Show presented a feature on the use of geothermal energy in Iceland. You can view the video at the Today Show Web site.