Wednesday, October 25, 2017

USA, Idaho: Plan Initiated to Increase Generation at San Emidio I Geothermal Plant

U.S. Geothermal Inc. Provides Updates on the San Emidio and El Ceibillo Development Projects (News Release)

"We are pleased to report on the flow test results from our San Emidio II development project, our near-term plans for increasing generation at San Emidio I, and in securing funding for the El Ceibillo project," said Douglas Glaspey, Interim Chief Executive Officer.

"After increasing production at Raft River this year, and planned generation increases at Neal using hybrid cooling and San Emidio I in 2018, we will continue to work toward increasing generation from our existing power plants while we seek PPAs for our development projects."
  • Completed multi-well flow test at San Emidio II
  • New plan initiated to increase generation at San Emidio I
  • El Ceibillo receives German Development Facility for Latin America drilling grant
  • Geothermal Resource Council Awards Announced
Two U.S. Geothermal professionals were presented with awards at the recent Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mr. Dennis Gilles was given a Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing his over 30 years of remarkable contributions to geothermal development and power plant operation.

Mr. Kevin Kitz received the Ben Holt Award for his outstanding achievement in designing geothermal power plants. Kevin's contributions to our innovative power plants, such as Neal Hot Springs, and the hybrid cooling design for the WGP Geysers project, place him at the peak of his profession.