8 Oregon Institute of Technology 280 kW Power Plant
9 US Installed CapacityGeothermal Capacity Additions in 2010: 15 MW, NevadaAnnual 2010 addition (15 MW) down from 2009 (176 MW)Economic Downturn made project financing more difficultPermitting process delaying some projects9
10 Capacity in Development Confirmed Geothermal Resources in Development: 3633 – 4050 MWConfirmed + Unconfirmed Resources in Development: 4448 – 5040 MWPlanned Capacity Additions (PCA) in Development: 1377 – 1393 MWAdvanced Phase PCA (Phase 3 and 4): 756 – 722 MW0.410
13 Projected Growth Deloitte Market Analysis Report to DOE (9/2008)
14 Emerging Resources/New Applications Expand Reach of Geothermal Energy Small Heat and Power Systems – expand geothermal into distributed generationCo-production from oil/gas wells and geopressured resources –potential in many non-Western states, particularly the Gulf of Mexico.Enhanced Geothermal Systems/Deep Geothermal – potential nationwide and worldwide (witness recent Google announcement on finding 18,000 MW of geothermal in West Virginia!)
18 Comparison of Life-Cycle Emissions Tons of Carbon Dioxide Equivalent per Gigawatt-Hour Source: "Life-Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation Systems and Applications for Climate Change Policy Analysis," Paul J. Meier, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2002.
19 Geothermal Energy Assn For More InformationGeothermal Energy Assn209 Pennsylvania Ave SEWashington, D.C USA