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Geothermal Development Planned for Western Public Lands

Article: Geothermal Development Planned for Western Public Lands

PHOENIX, Arizona, October 22, 2008 (ENS) – More than 190 million acres of federal land in 12 western states will be opened for development of geothermal energy resources, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced today. “Geothermal energy will play a key role in powering America’s energy future,” Kempthorne said, “and 90 percent of our…

Geothermal Energy Set to Double Across Western States

Article: Geothermal Energy Set to Double Across Western States

WASHINGTON, DC, January 14, 2008 (ENS) – The amount of new geothermal power now under development in the United States will roughly double U.S. geothermal capacity, according to a survey that will be released Wednesday by the Geothermal Energy Association, GEA. These projects, when developed, will provide up to 3,368 megawatts of new electric power…