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2013-05-28 23:04:58

Reduced room rates at the MGM Grand for the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends on May 31. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced that the offer of a discounted hotel rooms at the world´s largest annual geothermal conference at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept. 29-Oct.2, will end this week. The room rate for the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo at the MGM Grand Resort...

2013-05-24 23:28:52

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the world´s largest annual geothermal conference at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to the main event of the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo taking place September 29-October 2, 2013, there will be two workshops and two field trips before the conference and one field trip just after. Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 The two pre-event geothermal workshops...

2013-05-21 08:23:52

TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) announces the completion of a joint venture agreement with Energy Development Corporation (EDC) for the development of Alterra's Mariposa geothermal project in Chile plus three geothermal concessions held by Alterra in Peru. The agreement calls for EDC to earn a 70% interest by funding 100% of the next $58.3 million in project expenditures at Mariposa, and $8 million in project expenditures on the...

2013-05-06 23:17:23

With energy costs continuing to soar and geothermal energy gaining in popularity, the question is raised: isn't it about time Mom received the gift of a drill? O'Fallon, MO (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day, a time where we give thanks to the person who nurtured us, giving us a happy home, and a healthy heart. Mother's Day falls on the cusp of spring: warmer temperatures and summer soon to follow. With energy costs continuing to soar, families look at ways to save money....

2013-05-02 20:20:30

New Plant Increases Ormat's Total Capacity to over 600MW RENO, Nev., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it reached commercial operation of Plant 2 in the Olkaria III complex in Naivasha, Kenya, increasing the company's total generating capacity by 36 MW to 611 MW worldwide. Ormat also plans to add an additional 16 MW of generation at Olkaria III by building a third plant, which it expects to complete in 2014. Once Plant 3 is...

2013-04-29 08:23:09

RENO, Nev., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc.'s (NYSE: ORA) wholly owned subsidiary entered into a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) to deliver electricity from its Wild Rose geothermal power plant in Mineral County, Nevada. When Wild Rose comes online at the end of 2013, it will mark the first time renewable energy will be delivered from Nevada to California using NV Energy's One Nevada Transmission Line....

2013-04-16 08:20:58

Prototype Plant to be First Project in the Multi-Billion Dollar Clean Energy Agreement BALTIMORE, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has announced that it is working with Reignwood Group to develop an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) pilot power plant off the coast of southern China. A memorandum of agreement between the two companies was signed in Beijing on Saturday. Following the ceremony, both companies met with United States Secretary of State John...

2013-04-10 08:23:50

DOE, Ormat and GeothermEx Collaboration Produces Electricity Using In-field EGS RENO, Nev., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), the U.S. Department of Energy and GeothermEx successfully produced 1.7 additional megawatts from an Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) project inside an existing wellfield in the U.S. This is the first EGS project to be connected to the electricity grid. Using innovative subsurface technologies, research and development teams...

2013-04-04 04:20:13

Ormat named power plant technology provider RENO, Nev., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Sarulla Operations Ltd. (SOL) has signed a Joint Operating Contract (JOC) and Energy Sales Contract (ESC) for the 330 MW Sarulla geothermal power project in Tapanuli Utara, North Sumatra in Indonesia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040422/LATH066LOGO) Ormat participation in this project includes two roles. Ormat designed...

2013-04-01 16:21:17

VANCOUVER, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.  ("NGP" or "the Company") (TSX.V: NGP) announces that the Company and funds managed by EIG Global Energy Partners (collectively "EIG"), the mezzanine lender for the Blue Mountain Geothermal Project,  closed the Equity and Collateral Transfer Agreement on March 28, 2013 (refer to News Release dated January 16, 2013). EIG has accepted the transfer of ownership of NGP Blue Mountain Holdco LLC ("BM Holdco") in...