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GEA Geothermal Summit

August 5, 2014 9:00AM PDT to August 6, 2014 5:00PM PDT

Grand Sierra Resort & Casino

Reno, Nevada

The Geothermal Energy Association hosts the fourth annual National Geothermal Summit on Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6 in Reno, Nevada. As the leading forum for western state policy discussions, the National Geothermal Summit will bring together policy leaders, utilities, and industry professionals to discuss opportunitites and challenges facing the geothermal market.Topics to be covered include:

Organizing at the state level
Federal Leasing
Financing/Incentives for Exploration and Early Drilling
State PUC and Utility planning and how it recognizes geothermal energy
Public Power and the future of geothermal energy
EGS and related technology developments
Salton Sea Restoration and Renewable Energy Initiative
Moving forward in Nevada after SB 123
Valuing Geothermal – Baseload, flexible power, and more
Geothermal transmission bottlenecks, ranking and addressing
Small power and community systems