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South-Reno Geothermal Plant Expansion Begins

By John Seelmeyer

Ormat Techologies has launched an expansion project at its Steamboat Hills geothermal plant in Reno — an expansion that will reduce the plant’s visibility on the hillside just south of The Summit Sierra shopping center.

The expansion involves the installation of a new geothermal plant that can produce 30 megawatts of electricity. The new plant replaces an existin…

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Regina McGathey August 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm

I have to ask, why are they selling the energy to California instead of using it here in Reno?

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Todd Wardrip August 20, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Power rates are higher in CA then Nevada, bottom line dollars

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David Chute August 16, 2019 - 3:36 pm

Excellent story. No tax breaks, no negative animal impact. A win win.

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Carl M Welch August 16, 2019 - 3:28 pm

What? The power from this plant will be enough to supply Reno’s residential demand, but it’s being sold to the Southern California Public Power Authority. What’s wrong with this picture?

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Todd Wardrip August 20, 2019 - 12:58 pm

Its all about money, if it was about our community Ormat would hire qualified techs from the Reno area, I personally have been turned down by Ormat no less than 4x, and keep in mind I attended and passed the geothermal program at TMCC which Ormat helped to setup here in Reno, and I have worked 4 years in the geothermal industry in Calapatria CA.

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