Tuesday, January 12, 2016

USA, California: Workshop to Address Current Barriers Facing Geothermal Power Plant Operation

Workshop: Identifying Research Priorities on Flexibility and Other Operational Needs for Existing Geothermal Power Plants: A Pre-Solicitation Workshop (California Energy Commission)

Thursday, January 28, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. California Energy Commission, 1516 Ninth Street, 1st Floor, Charles Imbrecht Hearing Room, Sacramento, California

California Energy Commission staff will conduct a workshop to gather input from geothermal power stakeholders in order to identify research priorities that will address current barriers facing geothermal power plant operation. The focus will be on flexibility, cost drivers, and other issues. This workshop will help staff refine an upcoming solicitation to help address flexibility and other research and development (R&D) needs for existing geothermal facilities.

The workshop will include a panel discussion followed by comments and questions from the public. A panel of experts from a variety of backgrounds including industry, academia, utilities, and state and local agencies may be invited to participate in a moderated discussion aimed at identifying the most pressing research needs. The discussion will allow stakeholders to voice their opinions and suggest research recommendations.

More information..........                      Workshop Notice.........