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USA, California: Geothermal is #1 Renewable

Geothermal energy in California supplies a steady 1,036 MW, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year   The weather here in northern California has been turning increasingly cloudy the last few weeks as winter nears. The days are getting shorter. A large high pressure system remains in place bringing … Continue reading

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Democratic Leaders Call for Action on Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Democratic Leaders Call for Action on Renewable Energy Tax Credits, Hard Fight Ahead? Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D – Nev.) has vowed to fix a tax glitch in the recent omnibus spending bill that, while lifting the ban on crude oil exports, also contained the extension of a tax … Continue reading

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PMC named in Energy & Infrastructure Article

Energy & Infrastructure -Spring 2014 Gradient Resources – Patua Geothermal Plant;   Headquarters: Reno, Nev.  Craig Mataczynski, CEO: “This is, in my view, a big deal and will have a positive impact on the City of Fernley, Churchill County and surrounding areas.” Gradient Resources completes the first phase of the Patua Geothermal … Continue reading

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Bill to Elevate Salton Sea Resources Could Lead to Broad Geothermal Attention State-Wide

Amendments to a California bill direct the California Public Utilities Commission to “consider” (not mandate) geothermal energy resources in the Salton Sea basin in planning for the state’s 33% Renewable Portfolio Standard. SB 760 passed by a vote of 52-24, was referred Monday to the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee, … Continue reading

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Introducing DME

SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The first-ever North American production units for clean-burning, fuel-grade dimethyl ether (DME) have been developed by Oberon Fuels, and will go online in June in the Imperial Valley region of southern California. The production facility and Oberon’s cooperation with Volvo Trucks in North … Continue reading

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Gradient Resources closes $155m financing for Patua project

U.S. geothermal development company Gradient Resources has completed a $155 million financing for the construction of the first phase of its Patua Geothermal Project near Fernley, Nevada. In a release today, Gradient Resources Inc., announced it has “completed a $155m financing for the construction of the first phase of its … Continue reading

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Mammoth Lakes – Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Plant

Residents now have more time to weigh in on what could be one of the biggest infrastructure projects in Mono County’s history. A brand new geothermal plant that will generate as much power as all three existing Ormat Technologies power plants east of Mammoth Lake is in the works. Last … Continue reading

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Hudson Ranch I named Geothermal Project of the Year 2012

by LXRICHTER under BY REGION, NORTH AMERICA, PROJECTS on December 9, 2012 Announced by video yesterday, the John L. Featherstone (Hudson Ranch I) geothermal power plant has won the “geothermal project of the year” by the editors of Power Engineering magazine, Renewable Energy World and PennWell Corp. In its Annual Projects of the Year Awards program, … Continue reading

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Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. Announces $10 Million Investment in Hudson Ranch II

PRESS RELEASE April 26, 2012, 10:00 a.m. EDT TOKYO, Apr 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., a leading supplier of turbine generator equipment to the power generation industry, today announced its investment of $10 million in the development of a geothermal plant in Imperial Valley, California, owned … Continue reading

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EnergySource’s New Geothermal Plant Is Online Near the Salton Sea

“The region may be the best resource—and best-kept secret—in the geothermal sector” The EnergySource 49.9-megawatt Hudson Ranch I geothermal plant went on-line in the Salton Sea geothermal field on March 9. It is the first in that field to come on-line in twenty years. The Salton Sea known geothermal resource … Continue reading

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