The United States is the largest producer of geothermal energy in the world, but one theme cropping up across sectors of the industry is simply that more needs to be done. Upfront costs tend to be high, but support from federal agencies combined with a marked rise in development in recent years renders a situation increasingly appealing for investors interested in payoffs from this trusted baseload renewable energy resource.

"More than half the attendees were brand new to us. That's a lot of new faces." -- Kathy Kent, Manager, Events and Marketing, GEA.