CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS
Eurostat's Concepts and Definitions Database

 

Term
Geothermal (code RA200)
Term extension
Energy
Definition
Geothermal energy comprises energy available as heat emitted from within the earth's crust, usually in the form of hot water or steam. It is exploited as suitable sites for electricity generation using dry steam or high enthalpy brine after flashing or directly as heat for district heating, agriculture, etc.
Remark
Current Eurostat dissemination code: RA200
Old Eurostat dissemination code: 5550
SDMX (CL_SIEC_E): RA200
Source
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on energy statistics
Hyperlink
https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32008R1099
Other link(s)
Relationships between products and flows of energy balances
International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES)
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