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  • ... water agency will be filing suit over the approval of a geothermal power plant expansion, saying the project poses a threat to the local water supply. ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Mammoth Lakes residents fear a new geothermal plant may impair its ...
  • ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Geothermal plant in Imperial County | Photo: Don Barrett/Flickr/Creative ... is still in liquid form due to high pressure is pumped into lower-pressure tanks, where it "flashes" into steam that then drives ... butane, then drives the turbines. There's one of these in Mammoth Lakes. The environmental effects of geothermal generally stem ...
  • A 33-megawatt geothermal power plant approved in August by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service has the town of Mammoth Lakes worried about its drinking water supply. ... Technologies' Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Energy Project would draw 29,000 acre-feet of extremely hot water per year from deep ...
  • A 33-megawatt geothermal plant proposed for a spot along Route 395 near Mammoth Lakes cleared a hurdle this week, as two federal agencies signed off on the project . The project must still win approval from a regional air quality ...
  • A new report shows that geothermal power plants offer power as reliable and consistent as coal-fired ... in hot springs or geysers and release the dissolved gases into the atmosphere without human help.Those carbon dioxide emissions can be ... and a cleaner, safer environment for future generations."ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • Geothermal industry people, agency reps, utility companies and elected ... It's dependable, reliably putting around 950 megawatts into the state's grid. It does so day in, day out, as its older sibling wind ... take place at the Sacramento Hyatt Regency on August 7 and 8.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... renewable energy development in-state, but California's geothermal leaders say that policy is hurting their industry. ... as a compelling reason for keeping development local. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • ... it easier to build solar on the Central Coast, and mine geothermal brine for valuable minerals. ... Commons LicenseAmong the 59 bills signed into law last week at the end of the state's legislative session were one ... removes a potential regulatory barrier to that extraction.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • A study of the global geothermal industry reveals that seismically active California is the global ... [scald=35085:kl_image_original_context]Salton Basin geothermal plant at night | Photo: Matthew Dillon/Flickr/Creative Commons ... Commission would boost that capacity by around 10 megawatts.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep in touch ...
  • Geothermal power plants plug along delivering around 20 gigawatt-hours of ... hundreds of millions of dollars worth of research into high-tech battery banks and costly solar thermal storage solutions. And ... Wine Country, the Imperial Valley, the general vicinity of Mammoth Hot Springs. Seattle-based startup AltaRock is working to develop ...

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