2021 NWRA Conference

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Jim Faulds, NBMG Director and State Geologist, will present a lecture and lead a live Q&A as part of the “The Saudi Arabia for Geothermal” Series on January 26 at the Nevada Water Resources Association (NWRA) Annual Conference.

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“The 2021 Annual Conference kicks off January 19, 2021 with presentations & live discussions, exhibitors, live activities and the student poster competition!  Check out the schedule so you can be sure not to miss out on anything!”

Schedule: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Nevada “The Saudi Arabia for Geothermal” Series with John Snow, McGinley & Associates Inc. The presentations and interactive discussions will cover Statutes & Regulations, Power Plants in Nevada, Binary and Steam; how many and where they are located, Transition from Water Law to Mineral Law, Great Basin Exploration Techniques, Play Fairway Methodology, Power Plant Development and Operations, Binary Air-Cooled Plants, No Water Consumption, Power Purchase Agreements & How They Work, and Hybrid Plants with Storage. 

Moderators: John Snow, McGinley & Associates Inc. and Reed Cozens, NWRA Board Member 

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Mike Visher, Administrator, State of Nevada, Commission on Mineral Resources, Division of Minerals, “Geothermal in Nevada – From Water Law to Mineral Law, Its History and Production” (2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Live Q&A) 

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   James Faulds, Ph.D., State Geologist, Director, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, “Nevada is in Hot Water: Exploration Strategies for Harnessing the Vast Geothermal Potential of the Great Basin Region” (3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Live Q&A) 

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Paul Thomsen, Vice President of Business Development, Ormat Technologies, Inc., “The Growing Demand and Development of State-of-the-art Geothermal Power Plants in Nevada” (3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Live Q&A) 

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