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2016 Annual Amateur Geothermal Photo Contest

2015
Drill Casings for New Geothermal Well
by Cari Covell
2014
Coil Tubing from 125 ft. Manlift by Jay Hepper
2013 –
Geothermal Sheep by Hildur
Ingvarsdottir

The competition is now closed to new entries.........Here are all this year's entries:

GRC 2016 - 37th Amateur Geothermal Photo Contest

Do you work somewhere beautiful? Is your site too amazing to keep to yourself? Do you have an eye for steam? The GRC is looking for your pictures of geothermal energy: areas of geological interest, well testing, drilling, geothermal equipment, power plants, EGS, direct use, and geothermal heat pumps.

1st Place ‐ $150 prize
2nd Place ‐ $100 prize
3rd Place ‐ $75 prize
Honorable Mention ‐ certificate

As part of the GRC Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, USA, the GRC will hold its 37th Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy and to augment the GRC’s photo library. Only amateur photographers are eligible to participate.

Judging Criteria
All photographs will be judged on their Industry portrayal, impact, relevance, composition and technical quality.

Information
If you have any questions concerning the Photography Contest, please contact the Committee Chair Laura Garchar at laura.garchar@gmail.com or Estela Smith, grc@geothermal.org.


The winners of the 2016 Amateur Geothermal Photo Contest.

1st Place
Kemaliye Gathering System
by Kristi McGinley, Veizades and Associates, Inc., San Francisco, California, USA.

2nd Place
Separation Station, Las Pailas I
by Paul Moya, West Japan Engineering Consultants, Inc., Fukuoka, Japan.

 

Separation Station, Las Pailas I

3rd Place
Efeler 1 Gathering System
by Kristi McGinley, Veizades and Associates, Inc., San Francisco, California, USA.

Efeler 1 Gathering System

Honorable Mention: 
PGDS Rig 9
by Kevin P. Graham, Paul Graham Drilling and Service Co., Rio Vista, California, USA

PGDS Rig 9

Honorable Mention: 
Efeler 1 Separation Station
by Kristi McGinley, Veizades and Associates, Inc., San Francisco, California, USA.

Efeler 1 Separation Station

Honorable Mention: 
Krafla power station under the stars, Iceland
by Bastien Poux, ISOR, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Krafla power station under the stars, Iceland