August 5 -- Geothermal energy is a growing type of clean energy, and nowhere is that more true than in Nevada. Ormat Technologies has built a geothermal plant every year since 2005. Most of those are in the Silver State. Ormat's Steamboat facility may look like a large mess of pipes and gauges, but it produces enough geothermal energy to power the entire residential load of Reno. Karl Gawell is the Executive Director of the Geothermal Energy Association, visiting Reno for Tuesday's annual National Geothermal Summit.
"This is what the future is going to bring," Gawell said. "You will see more and more of this in years ahead and it is already a boom for Reno." >>View Article