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Presentations from Past GRC Annual Meetings

2016 GRC Annual Meeting Presentations

Some of the presentations from the 2016 GRC Annual Meeting held in Sacramento, California, USA.

GRC Opening Session Presentation

Geothermal Technolologies Office: Update - Dr. Susan G. Hamm, Director, GTO

GRC International Session

Australasia Region – Downunder - Andy Blair, GNS Science, New Zealand
Central America Region – Added generation and future plans - Paul Moya, West Japan Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Japan-Renewed Emphasis - Toshiyuki Tosha, JOGMEC/Kumamoto University

GRC International Luncheon

Mexican Geothermal Activities and The New Electricity Market - Magaly Flores Armenta, Miguel Ramírez Montes and Heber Didier Diez León.

Conceptual Models of Geothermal Systems

Geothermal Resource Conceptual Models For Resource Capacity and Well Targeting - Bill Cumming, Cumming Geoscience
Conceptual Model Development - Elisabeth Easley, PT Thermochem Indonesia
Volcanic Geothermal System Geometries Geometries - Rich Gunderson
Volcanic Features and Geothermal Potential - Pete Stelling, Western Washington University

Reservoir Stimulation

Stimulation mechanisms and their monitoring - François H. Cornet, IPG‐Strasbourg
Geothermal Reservoir Stimulation - Sabodh K. Garg, LEIDOS
Current Practices in Oil and Gas Stimulation - Carl Montgomery, NSR Technologies
Enhancing Geothermal Systems for Future Energy Needs - Susan Petty, AltaRock Energy
Design, Simulation and Evaluation of a Doublet Heat Extraction Model in Enhanced Geothermal Systems- Rob Podgorney, Idaho National Laboratory
Geothermal Resource Assessments Highlight the Need for Stimulation - Colin F. Williams, USGS,


2015 GRC Annual Meeting Presentations

Some of the most important presentations from the 2015 GRC Annual Meeting held in Reno, Nevada, USA.

GRC Opening Session Presentations

30 Years of Geothermal Power Production 1985-2015 - Richard Perry, Nevada Division of Mines
US Geothermal Update - Dennis Gilles, CEO, US Geothermal
Large-Scale Geothermal Power Prospects await Exploration and Development in the Eastern Great Basin - Rick Allis, Utah State Geological Survey
Geothermal Technologies Office, Current Outlook - Lauren Boyd, U.S. Department of Energy, Geothermal Technologies Office

GRC International Session

Global Geothermal Development Plan: An Update - Pierre Audinet, World Bank (ESMAP)
Australasia: Geothermal Report 2015 - Juliet Newson, Contact Energy
Geothermal Potential Of Hot Sedimentary Aquifers In The Netherlands And Other Locations In North-Western Europe - Harmen Mijnlieff, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research

GRC International Luncheon

Geothermal Development in the Philippines: The Country Update - Ariel D. Fronda, Geothermal Energy Management Division Renewable Energy Management Bureau, Philippines Department of Energy
#Energy Security Europe - Robert Hunter Biden, Burisma Holdings (Ukraine)


2014 GRC Annual Meeting Presentations

Some of the most important presentations from the 2014 GRC Annual Meeting held in Portland, Oregon, USA.

GRC Opening Session Presentations

Geothermal Technologies Office Update - Doug Hollett, GTO Director
Geothermal As a System Resource - David Olsen, California ISO Board of Directors
US Geothermal: Renewable Independent Power Producer - Dennis Gilles, CEO and Director, U.S. Geothermal

GRC International Session

Australasia – Long-term Progress - Chris Bromely, GNS Science, NZ
Indonesia – Resource Opportunities - Dr. Suryantini, Bandung Institute of Technology
Philippines – Prolonged Generation and Opportunity - Fernando Peñarroyo, National Geothermal Association of the Philippines
Japan - Renewed Opportunities - Kasumi Yasukawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Middle East – Expanding Development - Orhan Mertoğlu, Turkish Geothermal Association
Europe – Historic Legacy; Lasting Future - Eva Schill, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
South America – Geothermal Progress - Diego Morata, University of Chile
Central America – Current Generation and Future Plans - Paul Moya, West Japan Engineering Consultants, Inc.
North America – Geothermal Developments and Opportunities - Luis Carlos Gutiérrez Negrín, Geocónsul, S.A. de C.V.

GRC International Luncheon

GDC’s Geothermal Development Strategy for Kenya: Progress & Opportunities - Ruth Musembi, Head of Corporate Communication & Marketing, GDC
Ethiopia Update - Mekuria Lemma, Head of Corporate Planning, Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP)

GRC Workshops

Geothermal Leasing, Unitization, and Water Use Legal Issues
Introduction To Hydrothermal Systems and Geothermal Exploration