27 Feb '15, 7pm

USA: Summary of Discussions at the State of the Geothermal Industry

USA: Summary of Discussions at the State of the Geothermal Industry

But Nevada's taking steps to make it easier. Keynote speaker, Nevada Senator Dean Heller, motivated by "pure frustration" introduced the Geothermal Exploration Opportunity (GEO) Act. Intended to simplify the review process for initial exploration, the GEO Act streamlines a permitting process that Heller says "doesn't make sense." Ben Matek, Industry Analyst and Research Projects Manager at the Geothermal Energy Association, credited Nevada and California as being the only two states that have really learned to tap into their resources. He hopes states like Alaska and Hawaii will follow.

Full article: http://www.need.org/blog_home.asp?admin=1&Display=101

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