Geothermal Energy Association to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
ADVISORY, April 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Geothermal Energy Association, a trade association composed of U.S. companies who support the expanded use of geothermal energy and are developing geothermal resources worldwide for electrical power generation and direct-heat uses, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in advance of the GEA Finance Forum to be held the next day in New York City.
Discussions at the Finance Forum will focus on issues such as geothermal project finance in the United States and abroad, geothermal project risk, and a worldwide geothermal development update. The global geothermal market is on the upswing in 2013, and recent reports show an estimated 18.6 GW of geothermal power currently in development across 70 countries, accounting for $100 billion in investment. Much of this development is being spearheaded by American companies, a number of which will be represented at the event.
In honor of the occasion, Jonathan Weisgall, GEA Chairman of the Board, and Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company will ring the Opening Bell along with Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association; Fred Rothauge, Manager - Corporate Business Development, Hydro Resources; Sid Sinha, Senior Vice President, Marathon Capital; Robert Manasse, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Innovation, Enel Green Power North America, Inc.; Allison Hull, Director of Federal Affairs, Calpine; Jack Hand, President and CEO, POWER Engineers; and Mike Long, Vice President, Galena Advisors.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Geothermal Energy Association:
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) is a trade association composed of U.S. companies who support the expanded use of geothermal energy and are developing geothermal resources worldwide for electrical power generation and direct-heat uses. GEA advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal Resources, provides a forum for the industry to discuss issues and problems, encourages research and development to improve geothermal technologies, presents industry views to governmental organizations, provides assistance for the export of geothermal goods and services, compiles statistical data about the geothermal industry, and conducts education and outreach projects. For more information, please visit http://www.geo-energy.org/. Check out GEA's YouTube Channel. Follow GEA on Twitter. Become a fan on Facebook.
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