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Geothermal across the Americas – A Three-Part Webinar Series exploring the potential of geothermal

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Part I: Geothermal – as a game changer: heat, power and minerals
June 10, 2022 | 08:00 AM PT/11:00 AM ET | Virtual Forum

We are pleased to launch this new webinar series that will examine the potential and outlook for geothermal energy across the Americas. The series will also consider the intersection of geothermal and lithium production and the global energy transition’s widespread implications for public policy and investment. 

Part I: Geothermal – as a game changer: heat, power and minerals

Part II: Geothermal – supplying sustainable low carbon energy in Latin America

Part III: Geothermal – resetting energy politics & security throughout the Americas

Geothermal opportunities across the Americas come in many forms. These include areas with high heat-flows created by the Pacific ‘ring of fire,’ the potential repurposing of oil & gas wells to extract heat from millions of onshore wells and shallow low grade (low enthalpy) heat available everywhere.

As we head into a world of decarbonization and electrification, geothermal is ideal base load heat and power for the Net Zero challenge. The Western Hemisphere is richly endowed with suitable geology, skilled engineers, and energy infrastructure. Geothermal offers the Western Hemisphere an opportunity to reset global energy politics.

The contours of the global energy transition underscore the need for a wide range of sustainable energy sources and critical minerals across several segments of the energy sector. This is particularly true given the soaring demand for lithium, a key energy transition and battery input. Geothermal waters enriched in lithium offer a tantalizing new source of supply.

Innovative uses of geothermal are also emerging. For example, the use of geothermal to produce green hydrogen, and the use of geothermal power for bitcoin mining. These offer new sources of geothermal value.

This webinar series will provide a high-level platform for further analysis and discussion of these issues with the objective of informing and shaping the discourse globally, but particularly across the Western Hemisphere. 

Part I: Geothermal – as a game changer: heat, power and minerals will take place on June 10 at 8am PT/11am ET. Dates for the other two parts in the series will be announced soon.

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