Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance

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This guidebook provides a brief overview of the current technologies in geothermal available, with a focus on policies related to geothermal project development.



 



Overview

This guidebook provides a brief overview of the current technologies in geothermal available, with a focus on policies related to geothermal project development. As part of developing the tool, interviews with key players in the geothermal energy development field were used to identify the trends in geothermal financing.


Inputs and Outputs

Inputs include: None


Outputs include:

  • An overview of the most widely used electricity-producing geothermal technologies
  • Current policy environment that supports geothermal projects.
  • Innovations in financing used since the 2008 economic downturn.


Highlights

The guidebook highlights the current geothermal technologies and the direction geothermal is taking in the future. In addition, the guidebook highlights specific actions a utility could take to finance geothermal projects.


Notes

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