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Joanna Schroeder

  • National Geothermal Summit is around the corner, taking place June 3-4, 2015 in Reno, Nevada. On tap – key players in the geothermal industry will discuss the outlook for geothermal power in the Silver State and beyond under the theme: “Geothermal Policies as Stimulus for Economic Growth and Environmental Quality”. The annual event is put on by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) and attendees will hear from Councilwoman Naomi Duerr, Reno City Council; Paul Thomsen, director, Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy; and, John Ruhs, acting state director, Bureau of Land Management Nevada State Office; among many other influential members of the sector.
  • PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry, announced today that it recently shipped its 20,000th repaired wind turbine part to a prominent wind energy company. Since 2009, PSI has provided economical repairs, as well as industry-leading engineering services that include product upgrades, for the largest wind farms in the United States.
  • Golden Age Resources, Inc. has announced construction plans and financing on Cogeneration Pilot Project. Thomas Wolff, Vice President of Golden Age Resources Mexico S de R.L. noted, “The 100Kw Biomass to Energy Plan will build as a scalable WTE (Waste to Energy) Plant with a 2 Mw/hour output by using organic municipal and/or sisal waste with planned implementation of the new fuel cell technology provided from our Strategic Alliance Partner GEI Global Energy Corp.” As soon as the plant reaches initial planned capacity of 2mW/Hr the total energy produced will be 17.52 gW/Yr. The energy generated from the WTE plant will be sold to the Commission Federal de Electricidad with a signed 20 year PPA.
  • Tri Global Energy, the utility-scale renewable energy company with wind farm projects located in Texas and New Mexico, leads Texas as the developer on nearly one quarter of all wind energy projects currently under construction in the state, according to the Q1 2015 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The U.S. wind energy industry is in the middle of a near record expansion, with over 13,600 MW of capacity in construction at 100 sites in 23 states, according to AWEA’s Q1 2015 Market Report.
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