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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Kathy Kent Schott, kathy@geo-energy.org, 202.454.5263

Geothermal Industry to gather in Washington, D.C.
for the release of GEA’s Annual Geothermal Industry Report

Washington, D.C. (December 12, 2014) – Registration is now open for the Geothermal Energy Association’s State of the Geothermal Energy Industry Briefing (#GEABriefing2015), to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. This program will provide an update on the US and international geothermal industry featuring release of the 2015 Annual Geothermal Industry Report and presentations and panel discussions by key leaders in US and global development, finance, technology, policy and regulatory issues. The event will convene geothermal industry leaders, congressional staffers and government agencies to Washington, DC.

This is an exciting time for geothermal power, with continued global growth and upwards of 12.7 GW of geothermal power operational throughout 24 countries. The event’s agenda will feature prominent geothermal industry, multilateral and government agency speakers discussing how to maintain and exceed this growth. Confirmed speakers include Yoram Bronicki, Chairman, Ormat Technologies, Carl Stills, Energy Manager, Imperial Irrigation District, Gunnar Orn Gunnarsson, COO, Reykjavik Geothermal, Pierre Audinet, Clean Energy Program Team Leader, The World Bank ESMAP Program, Andrew Palmateer, Acting Deputy Director, U.S.-East Africa Geothermal Partnership, Mike Long, Senior Project Manager-Strategic Consultant, POWER Engineers, Sam Abraham, Business Development Manager, Baker Hughes, the U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office, Doug Glaspey, President, COO and Director, US Geothermal, Inc., and more.

To register for the State of the Geothermal Energy Industry Briefing, please visit
http://www.geo-energy.org/events/2015/Geothermal_Industry_Briefing_2015.aspx

For sponsorship opportunities or to request press credentials, please contact Kathy Kent Schott 202 454 5263, kathy@geo-energy.org

Join the conversation on Twitter with #GEABriefing2015.

About the Geothermal Energy Association:

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) is a trade association comprised of U.S. companies that support the expanded use of geothermal energy and are developing geothermal resources worldwide for electrical power generation and direct-heat uses. 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. For more information, please visit www.geo-energy.org. Subscribe to GEA’s newsletter here. Follow GEA on Twitter. Become a fan on Facebook.
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