Mammoth Pacific Geothermal Plant awarded environmental award in California
Mammoth Pacific geothermal power plant, operated and partially-owned by Ormat Technologies, Inc., received the California Department of Conservation's Outstanding Lease Maintenance Award for its ongoing commitment to environmental safety and outstanding lease maintenance.
In a release by Ormat Technologies the company announces that “Mammoth Pacific geothermal power plant, operated and partially-owned by Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) , received the California Department of Conservation’s Outstanding Lease Maintenance Award for its ongoing commitment to environmental safety and outstanding lease maintenance.
“The Department of Conservation recognizes those operators that continuously maintain their facilities in an environmentally sound and responsible way,” said Jack Truschel, Geothermal District Engineer at the Division of Oil, Gas, & Geothermal Resources. “It is therefore my pleasure to present Mammoth Pacific with its second consecutive outstanding lease award.”
“This environmental and safety award can be attributed to our employees at Mammoth Pacific, who work diligently to meet the highest standards of safety while also protecting the environment,” said Lucien Bronicki, Chairman and CTO of Ormat. “Ormat has always taken health, safety and environmental protection very seriously. We are proud that Mammoth Pacific, and the team led by plant manager Larry Nickerson, continues to exemplify quality and environmental consciousness in geothermal power production.”
Located in Mammoth Lakes, California, Mammoth Pacific, LP generates 29 MW of renewable, environmentally sound electricity sufficient for the needs of more than 20,000 homes. The facility, a partnership between Ormat and Constellation Energy, helps reduce our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels and play an important role in the local economy.
Ormat has constructed over 1,200 MW of geothermal and Recovered Energy Generation (REG) power projects worldwide and owns and operates over 515 MW of geothermal and REG plants in the United States.”
Source: Company release via PR Newswire