California workshop on current barriers in geothermal power plant operation
The California Energy Commission invites to a workshop that is to "Identifying Research Priorities on Flexibility and Other Operational Needs for Existing Geothermal Power Plants".
The California Energy Commission has issued a notice for a pre-solicitation workshop that is to “Identifying Research Priorities on Flexibility and Other Operational Needs for Existing Geothermal Power Plants”.
The California Energy Commission staff will conduct the workshop to gather input from geothermal power stakeholders in order to identify research priorities that will address current barriers facing geothermal power plant operation. The focus will be on flexibility, cost drivers, and other issues. This workshop will help staff refine an upcoming solicitation to help address flexibility and other research and development (R&D) needs for existing geothermal facilities.
The workshop will be held on: Thursday, January 28, 2016, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION, 1516 Ninth Street, 1st Floor, Charles Imbrecht Hearing Room
Workshop Agenda The workshop will include a panel discussion followed by comments and questions from the public. A panel of experts from a variety of backgrounds including industry, academia, utilities, and state and local agencies may be invited to participate in a moderated discussion aimed at identifying the most pressing research needs. The discussion will allow stakeholders to voice their opinions and suggest research recommendations.
Participants can attend this meeting remotely through WebEx, the Energy Commission’s online meeting service. Presentations will appear on your computer screen, and you may listen to audio via your computer or telephone. Please be aware that the meeting may be recorded. (details via the pdf announcement, see link below)