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Call for nominations of Annual GRC Awards

Recipients of GRC Awards 2014 (source: GRC, creative commons)
Francisco Rojas Francisco Rojas 24 Mar 2015

The awards recognize distinguished colleagues in the geothermal community from around the world. The deadline for nominations is June 19, 2015.

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for this year’s GRC Awards. The awards recognize distinguished colleagues in the geothermal community from around the world and have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970’s.

The winners will be honored at the GRC Awards Luncheon, the climax to the GRC Annual Meeting being held at the Peppermill Resort Spa, Reno, Nevada, USA from September 20 –23. The theme for this year’s meeting is Geothermal: Always On.

The Joseph W. Aidlin Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Geothermal Resources Council and to the development of geothermal resources.

The Geothermal Pioneer Award is given for outstanding achievements in the development of geothermal resources. It recognizes the pioneering efforts of members of the geothermal community who have made lasting contributions to the industry, worldwide.

The Henry J. Ramey, Jr. Geothermal Reservoir Engineering Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of geothermal reservoir engineering.

The Ben Holt Geothermal Power Plant Award honors outstanding achievement in the field of geothermal power plant design and construction.

The Special Achievement Award recognizes special or outstanding achievements in any aspect of geothermal energy development and related areas.

“The recipients of these awards often have a lifetime of achievement in the academic, scientific and commercial geothermal communities”, said GRC Executive Director Steve Ponder. “These awards are considered among the most prestigious in the geothermal community.”

More information on the GRC Awards,including a nomination form, can be found on the GRC website [www.geothermal.org]. The deadline for nominations is June 19, 2015.

Source: GRC via Altenergymag