Energy Association (GEA) announced today the winners of their 2014
GEA Honors, which recognizes companies, projects, and individuals who
have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the geothermal industry.
The winners were selected in categories including Technological
Advancement, Economic Development and Environmental Stewardship. Now in
its fourth year, GEA also provides special recognition of companies and
individuals who have made notable advances and achievements for
geothermal energy. GEA will present the Honors at an awards ceremony as
part of the upcoming National
Geothermal Summit being held in Reno August 5th and 6th.
The following companies and individuals will be awarded 2014 GEA
Honors in the following categories:
Environmental Stewardship: Awarded for fostering outstanding
environmental stewardship through the use of geothermal systems to the Salton
Sea Restoration & Renewable Energy Initiative: Imperial
Irrigation District in partnership with the County of Imperial.
Technological Advancement: There are three companies being
awarded for Technological Advancement in 2014. Awardees are: Baker
Hughes; Power Engineers; and Ormat Technologies.
Economic Development: Awarded for making a substantial
contribution to the development of local, regional r national markets
through the development of geothermal systems: Dewhurst Group/Grupo
Special Recognition: The Special Recognition Award is presented
to the following companies and individuals for their outstanding
achievement in the geothermal industry: Mono County Board of
Supervisors; AltaRock Energy Inc.; The National Geothermal Data System
(NGDS); Bill Price- Enel Green Power North America; Dita Bronicki-
Ormat; James C. Hanks, President, Imperial Irrigation District Board of
Directors; Greg Mines, Hillary Hanson and Rachel Wood, Idaho National
More detailed information on the awardees is available on-line at http://www.geo-energy.org.
Event and registration details for the National Geothermal Summit can be
found at http://www.geo-energy.org/nationalgeothermalsummit/Main.aspx.
For more information or to schedule an interview with a GEA
representative, please contact Shawna McGregor, The Rosen Group, 917 971
7852 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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