Geothermal energy is the natural heat of the earth. The total amount of heat stored within our planet at temperatures above the climatic mean annual temperatures at the surface is of the order of 1031 J. This quantity of energy is inexhaustible by any technical use (the present technical energy consumption of the world is of the order of 8 TWa = 2 x 1020 J).
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