This is a great video that describes how geothermal energy is created deep down in the earth, how it is harvested, and where in the world, the resource can be tapped.
Meg Cichon talks with Karl Gawell at Renewable Energy World Conference and Expo, North America. The industry will have some good news in 2013.
Take a look at the winner and runnerup of the Geothermal Project of the Year Award Hudson Ranch I and PMU Dominica from our 2012 PGI-REWNA Project of the Year Awards.
Karl Gawell, executive director of the Geothermal Energy Association, explains what's happening in Washington during the election season, what the geothermal project pipeline looks like, and how new technologies can enhance development.
Halley Dickey of TAS Energy discusses the company's project development plans, how it is moving it's focus outside the U.S., what what the U.S. needs to establish a favorable growth market.
Joe Lillard of Atlas Copco discusses where Atlas is currently seeing highest project development demand, major barriers to geothermal development and what practices the industry could adopt from the oil and gas industry.
At the 2012 GEA Expo, many educational institutions were present to promote geothermal energy programs. REW visited several of these booths to discover what these insitutions had to offer and what job prospects look like.
Steve Ponder, interim executive director of the Geothermal Resources Council, discusses the GRC initiative to educate, how the industry can move forward, and his "Big Tent" philosophy.
Wendy Calvin of the National Geothermal Academy gives an update on the intensive 8-week summer programs' success, and graduate students Tyler Kent and Jonathan Payne discuss what they are working on in their Master's program and job prospects.
Paul Thomsen of ORMAT discusses areas in and outside the U.S. that look like prime spots for new geothermal development, and if the U.S. can survive without incentives and what that means for new technologies.