The Mexican International Renewable Energy Congress to take place May 28-30, 2014 in Mexico, will also feature GeoPower Mexico, a geothermal energy focused side event that will bring the industry together to discuss opportunities in the Mexican market.
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) invites you to present your latest technical work in geothermal research, exploration, development and utilization at the GRC's 38th Annual Meeting, September 28 - October 1, 2014 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, USA.
The Energy Department's Geothermal Technologies Office will host a webinar on March 6, 2014 on a $10 million funding opportunity announcement for research and development that will advance Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in the United States.
In its proposed budget for 2015, U.S. President Obama has allocated $62 million for geothermal as part of the activities of the Geothermal Technologies Program at the Department of Energy. This is an increase of 20% over funding for last year, but still represents only 2.7% of overall efficiency and renewable funding.
In a letter to the Public Utilities Commission in Hawaii, a State Senator, harshly criticizes Hawaiian Electric Company and Hawaiian Electric Light Company for delaying development of geothermal and questions a recent decision for a bioenergy PPA that might have been more expensive than the geothermal proposals.
The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA) invites to its Annual Conference, which is this year combined with two workshops before and after the full conference day. The event will take place March 26-28, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.
An interesting online interdisciplinary course encompassing the fields of rock mechanics, structural geology, earthquake seismology and petroleum engineering to address a wide range of geomechanical problems is offered by Stanford University in California.