Tuesday, September 29, 2015

USA, California: More Photos of the Wildfire Damage at The Geysers

Wildfire Damage at Renewable Energy Complex Estimated At $35 Million (KQED)

The Valley Fire, which leveled more than 1,900 structures and left 3,000 homeless,  also appears to have done more damage than initially thought to facilities at The Geysers geothermal field, along the border of Sonoma and Lake counties.

Texas-based Calpine, which operates the damaged plants, estimates it will cost $30-$35 million to repair infrastructure damage from the fast-moving blaze, which scorched wooden cooling towers and communications infrastructure at five of its 14 power plants.

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