The University of Nevada, Reno received funding to begin drilling geothermal test wells this fall in the final phase of a multi-year research project to refine exploration strategies and reduce the risks in developing new geothermal systems capable of producing commercial electricity in Nevada’s Great Basin.
Leadership at Reno’s Peppermill has made the call: Mother Nature is always the odds-on favorite at the resort-casino. The property has assumed a pioneering role in environmental stewardship initiatives, as it is the only hotel in the nation to be heated completely by an on-site geothermal well.
Reno’s Peppermill has assumed a leadership role in environmental stewardship efforts, as it is the only hotel in the nation to be heated completely by an on-site geothermal well. Attendees of NCET’s Tech Wednesday at Peppermill will be invited to to explore the property’s green, technologically advanced initiatives while learning about how and why the Peppermill has invested in making every facet of its operation more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
Just days before a major gathering of key geothermal players in Reno, the industry finds itself at a crucial juncture that could determine its very future. With natural gas prices plummeting, the once-sizzling pace of geothermal development is starting to cool down after experiencing a renaissance in the last decade. The wild card? New opportunities […]
The Nevada chapter of the Young Professionals in Energy will tour the Peppermill’s geothermal facilities from 6 to 8 p.m. May 24at the resort, 2707 S. Virginia St. Participants will learn about the challenges of building the facilities, how it is used and how it operates. Following the tour, a mixer will be held at […]