Leslie Blodgett's Articles

- April 11, 2014

State Legislature Hearing: Why Isn't California Using More Geothermal?

Geothermal potential was the subject of a joint committee hearing in California on April 3 led by State Senator Ben Hueso, D-40th Senate District, and Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez, D-46th...

- April 04, 2014

Geothermal Energy Is a Superior Solution for Today’s Electrical Grids

Geothermal resources provide about 3,440 MW of power to the United States electrical grid as of early 2014.

- March 07, 2014

Hawaii Senator Blasts Agencies for Geothermal Project Standstill

Attorneys and a state Senator are getting involved in a still-unawarded geothermal contract Hawaii Electric Light Co. (HELCO) had originally said would be awarded before the end of...

- December 20, 2013

Geothermal Energy 2013 Year-in-Review: An Awakening Global Market

As the thousands of people in the geothermal energy industry wrap up an exciting and challenging year, they are united by some recurring themes. Investigative geologists, problem-solving...

- December 12, 2013

World Bank Prepares Djibouti’s Geothermal Project for Private Sector Expertise

Developing countries that are interested in geothermal energy may see transformational results by approaching World Bank and other institutions, as Djibouti did. In an interview, the...

- November 28, 2013

Is Geothermal the Only Baseload Power Replacement that Makes Sense?

There are no plans for new coal plants to be built in the United States. This opens doors for the geothermal industry possibly more than ever before in U.S. history. In an Energy Information...

- October 14, 2013

International Geothermal Industry Developing Strong Partnerships, Robust Market

This year’s Geothermal Energy Association (GEA)’s Geothermal Energy Expo and Geothermal Resources Council’s Annual Meeting incorporated a wide range of meetings on international development....

- October 09, 2013

Capturing Geothermal Opportunity Amidst a Transitioning Market

“I can remember as a young man driving from Carson City to Reno for the first time and I saw this steam coming out of the ground,” Nevada Senator Harry Reid told the geothermal industry...

- September 25, 2013

US Army Corps Announces Additional Geothermal MATOC Award

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Engineer Support Center, based in Huntsville, Ala., this week announced a new contract for use of geothermal technology as part of the Multiple Award...

- August 23, 2013

UPDATE: US, Australian Companies Taking Giant Steps for Global EGS Geothermal

The company Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. distributed a release on its role as partner with Geodynamics Limited (ASX:GDY) at the Geodynamics Innamincka Deeps Project in the Cooper...

Leslie Blodgett

Leslie Blodgett

Leslie is located in Washington DC at the Office of the Geothermal Energy Association and serves on the Renewable Energy World North America Conference and Expo committee.

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