Eastern Oregon geothermal plant running

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Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Oregon's first industrial-scale geothermal plant is up and running in Eastern Oregon.

U.S. Geothermal’s Neal Hot Springs plant is delivering a combined 28 net megawatts, which is enough power for some 25,000 to 28,000 homes, according to Saf Dhillon, of U.S. Geothermal, which is selling the power to Idaho Power Company.

Originally, company officials had set a target of 22 to 23 megawatts.

Read more at The Argus Observer.

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