Enhanced Geothermal Energy Development Conference: Why West Virginia?

May 22, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Days Hotel and Conference Center
Flatwoods, WV

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Conference Agenda

Tuesday | May 22 | 2012

9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introduction - Marshall University

“West Virginia’s Role in the Electricity Sector”
Jeff Herholdt - West Virginia Division of Energy
9:15 a.m. “The Geology of Appalachian Geothermal Resources”
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey – Mike Hohn
9:45 a.m. “The West Virginia Thermal Anomaly”
Southern Methodist University – Zachary Frone
10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:30 a.m. “Sustainable and Scalable Geothermal Energy – Connecting Thermodynamic, Environmental and Economic Criteria”
Cornell University – Jeff Tester
11:00 a.m. “The Economics of Enhanced Geothermal Systems”
West Virginia University – Brian Anderson
11:30 a.m. “Federal Support for Geothermal Research & Demonstration”
USDOE Geothermal Program – Timothy Reinhardt
12:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. “Deep Drilling in West Virginia”
Javins Corporation - Brooks Javins
1:45 p.m. “Innovative EGS Technologies: Multiple Zone Stimulation and Using Waste Water as a Circulating Liquid”
AltaRock Energy – Trenton Cladouhos
2:15 p.m. “Passive Geothermal Systems”
Comfortech WV – Terry Cronin
2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks by Jeff Herholdt – West Virginia Division of Energy

Conference Host: Marshall University (CBER & CEGAS)

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