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Biden Administration Announces New Goal to Make Geothermal Energy ‘Widespread’

The Biden administration announced a new goal to make the use of geothermal energy — renewable energy that comes from heat that’s inside the earth — “widespread” as it seeks to transition away from fossil fuels. 

In a statement on Thursday, the Energy Department said it hopes to cut the costs of geothermal energy systems by 90 percent by 2035. 

The department said that capturing even a “small fraction” of the U.S.’s geothermal resources could power more than 40 million homes.

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