Friday, November 14, 2014

USA, Colorado:

Drilling for Electricity, Part Two - A Personal Perspective on the Pagosa Springs Geothermal Project (Pagosa Daily Post)

When one is engaged in developing a potential $26 million electric power plant — especially, an innovative plant based on geothermal water that one has not yet located — one expects things to occasionally go wrong. But as I suggested yesterday, Pagosa Verde’s joint Town-County-Private Business exploration and electricity-generating project has thus far seen only minor hiccups.

The hoped-for federal and state government grants have arrived; a state law has been revised to better support geothermal exploration; the necessary matching funds from the Town of Pagosa Springs and Archuleta County have been forthcoming.

Let the drilling commence.            Read Part One.

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