Tuesday, November 29, 2016

USA: Geothermal Energy Producer Wins Major Award

The 2016 Dive Awards for the utility industry (Utility Dive)

Company of the year - Winner: Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE)

BHE and its subsidiaries have not made many headlines, but their presence has been felt in high-profile solar proceedings, federal power regulations and the Western energy market.

Beyond solar, BHE’s utilities have also played a major role in expanding the Western Energy Imbalance Market, as well as having an outsized influence on reforming federal regulations like PURPA.

BHE Geothermal operating as CalEnergy, owns 10 geothermal facilities with 338 megawatt capacity in California’s Imperial Valley.

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