September 25, 2012
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world.
This year's contest featured a tie for first place of two photos from the same person!
1st Place (Tie): Steam Pipe-work, by Alan Ofsoski of Rotorua, New Zealand.
1st Place (Tie): Steam Separators at Night, also by Alan Ofsoski of Rotorua, New Zealand.
2nd Place: Iron Stained Boiling Spring at Borateras Geothermal Area, Peru, by Joe LaFleur of Springfieid, Oregon.
3rd Place: Beautiful Hot Waterfalls Of Guelma, Algeria, by Hichem Chenaker of Khenchela, Algeria.
Honorable Mention: Geothermal Village Rotorura taken from Te Puia, by Duncan Foley of University Place, Washington State.
Honorable Mention: Aftermath of an early winter storm on Tolhuaca, Chile, by Jim Stimac of Santa Rosa, California.
Honorable Mention: Steam Plume at Tolhuaca, by Anna Colvin of Santa Rosa, California.
All the entries can be seen on the GRC Flicker website at http://www.flickr.com/photos/geothermalresourcescouncil/sets/72157631428853618/show/
The winners will be presented with prizes at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the climax to the GRC Annual Meeting being held at the Peppermill Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, USA from September 30 –October 3. The theme for this year’s meeting is Geothermal: Reliable, Renewable, Global.
Registration to the GRC Annual Meeting also includes entry to the GEA Energy Expo.
Members of the working media who wish to cover the event may contact Ian Crawford of the GRC at email@example.com or (530) 758.2360 to register at no cost.
About the Geothermal Resources Council:
With the experience and dedication of its diverse, international membership bolstering a more than 40-year track record, the Geothermal Resources Council has built a solid reputation as the world’s preeminent geothermal association.The GRC serves as a focal point for continuing professional development for its members through its outreach, information transfer and education services.
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