Geothermal energy 

is safe, reliable, and resides just beneath our feet. It can help meet U.S. energy demands by supplying power to our electric grid and can even be used to heat and cool homes and businesses.

Here are five common misunderstandings. Explain why each is NOT true.

Myth #1: We could run out of geothermal energy


Myth #2: Renewables cannot supply energy 24/7


Myth #3: Geothermal power plants take up a lot of space


Myth #4: Generating electrical power from geothermal sources causes pollution


Myth #5: Geothermal energy is only accessible in certain parts of the United States