GRC announces topics for technical sessions of 2012 Annual Meeting

Opening Session at the GRC Annual Meeting 2011 in San Diego, California (source: flickr/ thinkgeoenergy, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 13 Jun 2012

GRC announces the topics of the technical sessions of this year's Annual Meeting in Reno Nevada, which represent the major issues and geographical areas of interest in global geothermal development and research today.

In a release today, the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) announced the topics for the Technical Sessions at the 2012 GRC Annual Meeting.

The topics on offer are:

  • African Rift
  • Basin & Range
  • Business Development
  • Case Studies
  • Co-production
  • Direct Use
  • Drilling
  • EGS
  • Exploration
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Heat Pumps
  • Power Operations
  • Production
  • Technology
  • Regulatory/Environmental Issues
  • Reservoir Management
  • Resource Assessment

The global geothermal community will convene once again at the biggest annual event for the industry. There will be 234 papers presented in 70 hours of presentations over three days. The 2012 GRC Annual Meeting will be held at the Peppermill Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, USA from September 30-October 3. The theme for this year’s meeting is Geothermal: Reliable, Renewable, Global. Registration will open in the coming months.

“The topics on offer in the technical sessions represent the major issues and geographical areas of interest in global geothermal”, said GRC interim Executive Director Steve Ponder. “The presenters are the best and brightest of the geothermal community and their presentations are top-notch”.

More information on the technical sessions and other events at the 2012 GRC Annual Meeting can be found on the GRC website at

Source: AltEnergyMag