Home Must Reads Geothermal heats up in Oregon

Geothermal heats up in Oregon

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, August 16, 2012

Momentum is picking up in Oregon for geothermal projects, with 330 megawatts of new projects in development.

That means increased economic activity in the state, particularly in Southern Oregon, but how quickly the drilling of wells and the construction of power plants can take hold depends in part on market forces in and out of the region, and other factors.

The GEA shows 16 known geothermal projects in development in Oregon, 12 in Southern Oregon. Local sources boost the number to 19. They include the hot-rock geothermal exploration near the Newberry Crater by Davenport Newberry and AltaRock Energy Inc., as well as utility-scale efforts to create small binary cycle power plants at the Oregon Institute of Technology and in the town of Paisley by Surprise Valley Electric.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}geothermal oregon{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Powerlist: Colleges and Universities

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation about higher education with the presidents of the University of Oregon and Clackamas Community College, followed by September's powerlist.


Read more...

Register for 100 Best Companies survey

News
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
OBM-100-best-logo-2015 150pxwBy Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


Read more...

Gender Code

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley reprograms tech.


Read more...

Startup or Grow Up?

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JON BELL

Startup culture is all the rage. Is there a downside?


Read more...

What I'm Reading

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kim Ierian, President of Concorde Career Colleges, and Deborah Edward, Executive Director of Business for Culture & the Arts, share their recent reads.


Read more...

Who said we should sell in May?

Contributed Blogs
Friday, July 18, 2014
BullMarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”


Read more...

Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

082014BalzacBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

Tom Cox interviews Steve Balzac, author of "Organizational Psychology for Managers."


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS