The first Texas Geothermal Networking and Outreach Program meeting  was held on Monday, November 7, 2005 at the Ellison Miles Geotechnical Institute at Brookhaven College in Dallas.  The meeting included an overview of what is currently known about Texas Geothermal, future potential, and detailed round-table discussions about specific aspects of geothermal related to business, oil & gas, legislation, research, networking, etc.   If you are interested in more details, please contact Maria Richards or 214-768-1975.


MEETING SUMMARY and Notes by Maria Richards


Meeting Presentations:

Jim Witcher's Presentation on Direct-Use Geothermal in Agriculture. (1.3)




Don Penn's Presentation about Geothermal Heat Pumps and their installation in school districts. (2.2 mb)



Mark Kapner's Presentation on Austin Energy's renewable program and its cost-effectiveness. (8 mb)



Phil Rawling's Presentation on Ground Source Heat Pumps on military bases. (2 mb)




Richard Erdlac's Presentation on using Oil and Gas wells for generating Geothermal Electric Power. (3.1 mb)



Roger Hill's Presentation on GeoPowering the West and other state programs.  (5 mb)




Dave Blackwell's presentation on the current Oil and Gas production ability for Geothermal energy. (1.8 mb)





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