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NEVADA GEOTHERMAL POWER INC. BY ALAN DORICH NGP is a renewable energy development company focused on the production of clean, sustainable geothermal electric power from high-temperature resources. NEVADA GEOTHERMAL POWER SAYS IT HAD AN EARLY START IN THE GEOTHERMAL SECTOR. THE COMPANY HAS FOUR PROPERTIES IN NEVADA AND OREGON. LEADING THE WAY COMPANY PROFILE Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. www.nevadageothermal.com 2009 budget: $180 million (U.S.) HQ: Vancouver, British Columbia Employees: 38 Specialty: Renewable geotherBrian Fairbank, president and CEO: “We feel like we’re the to build power plant mal energy development leaders in the [geothermal] space of the start-up company.” 112 | EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM s a company focused on growth in the geothermal sector, Nevada Geothermal Power (NGP) Inc. has had a decade-long head start on its competition, President and CEO Brian Fairbank says. “We feel like we’re the leaders in that space of the start-up company,” he says. “We entered that geothermal sector earlier than the rest, [and] we have good expertise to bring to our portfolio of projects.” Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the renewable energy development company focuses on the production of clean, sustainable geothermal electric power from high-temperature geothermal resources. Today, the company has four properties in Nevada and Oregon. For instance, the company’s 49.5-megawatt phase 1 Blue Mountain geothermal power plant project in Humboldt County, Nev., is complete. According to NGP, the site covers 10,984 acres and is located 21 miles from the state’s electrical transmission grid. In addition, the company has a 20-year power purchase agreement with NV Energy. “The Blue Mountain nameplate capacity 49.5 megawatt power plant is on schedule and [now online], putting NGP on the road to revenue,” the company says. WINTER 2010
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Exploration & Processing - Winter 2009
Preparing for an Economic Upturn
Emergency Preparedness Case Study
quasar energy group
The Crossing Co.
Discovery Drilling Contractors
Mantra Venture Group
Alaska Clean Seas
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
TG Engineering Inc.
Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp.
Advanced Rig Services
Bell Industries Inc.
Canrig Drilling Technologies Ltd.
Equipment Maintenance Services
Galloway Oilfield Construction Ltd.
Latex Construction Co.
PC Gold Inc.
Processes Unlimited International Inc.
Global Industries Ltd.
Herman Oil Co.
Juhl Wind Inc.
MWD Services LLC
Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.
Oski Energy LLC
Powertech Uranium Corp.
Avanti Mining Inc.
BlackBrush Oil & Gas – Texstar Midstream
The Coeur d’Alenes Co.
Vibration Technology Inc.
Exploration & Processing - Winter 2010