Thursday, August 11, 2016

USA: GRC Member on the Process of Developing Geothermal Energy Projects

Too Many Projects Can Lead to Too Many Problems (Renewable Energy World)

By Daniel Fleischmann 

I was sitting in a small room 10,000 miles away from home in October of 2009 working for a developer focused primarily on geothermal energy. Two weeks before, my flight from the U.S. had been booked by an administrative assistant without even telling me I was going to leave the country in 10 days.

Six jet-lagged individuals, having traveled halfway across the globe just 24 hours earlier, were ushered into the room where senior management posed a simple question to the group.

Can we develop 100 MW each year in the U.S. from internal geothermal projects?

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