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About GEA
The Geothermal Energy Association is a trade association composed of U.S. companies who support the expanded use of geothermal energy and are developing geothermal Resources worldwide for electrical power generation and direct-heat uses.

Our members have offices or operations in many states and in numerous countries throughout the world.

To accomplish this, the GEA advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal Resources, provides a forum for the industry to discuss issues and problems, encourages research and development to improve geothermal technologies, presents industry views to governmental organizations, provides assistance for the export of geothermal goods and services, compiles statistical data about the geothermal industry, and conducts education and outreach projects.
Office Location
Geothermal Energy Association
209 Pennsylvania Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20003

Main Phone: (202) 454-5261
Executive Director
Karl Gawell
Phone: (202) 454-5264

Business Manager
Mihaela-Daniela Lobontiu

Geothermal News & Commications Specialist
Allie Nelson
Phone: (202) 454-5241

Sr. Director of Marketing and Events
Kathy Kent Schott
Phone: (202) 454-5263

Marketing, Events and International Initiatives Coordinator
Rani Chatrath
Phone: (202) 454-5261

Industry Analyst & Research Projects Manager
Benjamin Matek
Phone: (202) 454-5291

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