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2013-02-14 23:02:41

Louis E. Capuano, Jr. is new President of the GRC Davis, California (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Louis E. Capuano, Jr. has been elected by his peers on the GRC Board of Directors to be the next President of the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC). He replaces Richard Campbell, who remains on the Board of Directors as Past President. Lou Capuano earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1971. That same year, he joined Signal Oil and Gas Company in...

2013-01-17 23:02:29

Louis Capuano III and Dennis J. Gilles join the new GRC Board of Directors. Davis, Calif. (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is governed by a Board of Directors, elected by the general membership to 2-year terms. To provide continuity, half of the Board is elected every year. All GRC members are eligible for election to the Board of Directors. The global GRC membership took part in the ballot in the late fall, and the result was that two new members of the Board...

2012-12-06 05:03:31

Geothermal Resources Council announces the best geothermal presentations showcased at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting Davis, CA. (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced the outstanding presentations from the global geothermal community for 2012. The judging was made in each of the technical sessions held in early October at the 36th GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, the world´s largest annual geothermal event. The judging criteria included the technical...

2012-03-30 08:00:55

SMU geothermal expert David Blackwell called unconventional geothermal techniques a potential game changer for US energy policy in a Capitol Hill briefing sponsored by the NSF, Discover Magazine, IEEE and ASME SMU Geothermal energy expert David Blackwell gave a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday, March 27, on the growing opportunities for geothermal energy production in the United States, calling "unconventional" geothermal techniques a potential game changer for U.S. energy policy....

Geothermal Mapping Confirms Vast Coast-to-coast Clean Energy Source
2011-10-26 03:09:35

New research from SMU´s Geothermal Laboratory, funded by a grant from Google.org, documents significant geothermal resources across the United States capable of producing more than three million megawatts of green power — 10 times the installed capacity of coal power plants today. Sophisticated mapping produced from the research, viewable via Google Earth at www.google.org/egs, demonstrates that vast reserves of this green, renewable source of power generated from the...

2010-07-26 08:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoGlobal Energy LLC (GGE), a geothermal investment and development company, is pleased to announce the recent addition of three highly respected geothermal professionals to its technical team. Bob Swanson has joined the company as drilling manager, Jim Stimac has joined as senior geologist, and Paula Blaydes has joined as director of environmental permitting & governmental affairs. Mr. Swanson, Dr. Stimac, and Ms. Blaydes are based in GGE's Santa...

2009-10-30 10:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an agreement with Geysers Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Calpine Corporation, to increase and extend the utility's purchases of renewable geothermal power. PG&E currently has two power purchase agreements with Geysers totaling about 375 megawatts (MW) per year, with enough renewable energy to meet the needs of more than 450,000 average homes. Those agreements expire between...

2009-09-02 16:54:00

SAUSALITO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "AltaRock Energy Inc. has encountered a number of physical difficulties in the drilling of well E-7, the first well planned as part of its engineered geothermal systems (EGS) demonstration project in the Geysers, resulting from geologic anomalies particular to the formation underlying this well location. "As a result, we have suspended the drilling of this well as part of the Geysers Demonstration project. We are continuing with the development...

2008-09-08 15:00:59

Recognized for its innovative applications for reclaimed water, Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has been named the 2008 WateReuse Customer of the Year by the WateReuse Association. The award was presented today at the international non-profit association's 23rd Annual WateReuse Symposium in Dallas, Texas. Calpine received the award based on its unique public-private partnership with the city of Santa Rosa to construct the largest recycled water to renewable energy project in the world at...

2008-09-02 09:00:36

SAUSALITO, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AltaRock Energy Inc. announced today it had finalized agreements with Weyerhaeuser Company and the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation allowing it to explore the potential for developing geothermal projects in California, Oregon, and Washington. The geothermal rights, totaling nearly 667,000 acres, include approximately 25,400 acres in Northern California, 378,500 acres in south-central and western Oregon, and 263,000 acres in western Washington....


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