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EGS News: Energy Department Announces Up to $31 Million for Initial Phases of Enhanced Geothermal Systems Field Observatory (July 17, 2014)

EERE  (Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy) Check out these Geothermal Technologies Office news releases for the latest updates on Geothermal Research (July 09, 2014)

NREL Releases Report on Policy Options to Advance Geothermal Exploration  (July 09, 2014)

GGA announces 2014 Fred Haley Scholarship Winner! (June 19, 2014)

Enhanced Geothermal Systems - Recent Articles

Looking back: The Geysers Geothermal Association,
has supported The Geysers for over 30 yrs!

The 1980's 

1981 Start up of Geysers Air Monitoring Program 1 (GAMP 1)

1982 The Geysers Geothermal Association is formed and holds its first meeting.

1984 The GGA presents its first Scholarship !

1987 Total Geysers steam production peaks at almost 250 billion pounds.

The 1990's

1997 The Lake County Southeast Geysers Effluent Pipeline Project begins operations.

1998 The Santa Rosa Geysers Recharge Project is selected to transport 11 million gallons of treated recycled water per day to The Geysers through a 41 mile underground pipeline.

1999 Calpine acquires remaining Unocal leases and the PG&E power Plants.

The 2000's

2000 The Geysers celebrates 40 years in operation

2003 Santa Rosa Recharge Project starts up.

2005 - 2007 U.S. Renewable Group (USRG) takes ownership of Bottle Rock facility.

2008 NCPA first installed the first of two 1MW solar array systems.

2010 Calpine, LBNL & USGS formed a collaborative EGS project.

2013 "Santa Rosa Recharge Project" celebrated its 10th anniversary! (See article)

2003 NCPA initiates near-horizontal drilling at The Geysers with injection well N-7.

And now the GGA is LOOKING AHEAD!

2013 "Sonoma Clean Power Agency" will include Geothermal energy from The Geysers in its portfolio!

2014 Geothermal Power to be tapped for "Evergreen Program"

Photo  of Calpine McCabe2 by Larry Sessions

In the 28 years since our scholarship program was established, sixty-six Sonoma and Lake County high school seniors have received a total of $52,000 in scholarships from the Geysers Geothermal Association! Our scholarship program is one of the ways the GGA endeavors to be of service to the geothermal community.

This is the official website of the Geysers Geothermal Association (GGA), a non-profit trade association comprised of the various companies that constitute the geothermal industry at The Geysers in Lake and Sonoma counties in Northern California.

Geysers Geothermal Association Website (Updated July 17, 2014)

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