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  • www.greenpowerconferences.com +1 971 238 0700Announcing the 3rd annual Gold Sponsor Supporting Sponsors Scaling up through successful investment and cutting edge technology 24-25 February 2011 Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, USA efore Book b y for uar 13 Jan nted discou ratesLearn from leading geothermal experts including: Invest just 2 days and get:JoAnn Milliken, Acting Program Manager, Geothermal Technologies Program, • To meet key buyers: major utilities outline their plans for geothermalUS Department of Energy • Case studies: leading developers share their experiences in setting up,Nick Goodman, Chief Executive Officer, Raser Technologies operating and maintaining plantsDaniel Kunz, Chief Executive Officer, US Geothermal • Finance updates: key investors offer advice on how to secureDan Schochet, Executive Vice President, Ram Power finance, from loan-guarantees to VC investmentRoss J.Beaty, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Magma Energy • New prospects: understand the opportunity for oil and gas co-Kerry Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, West Indies Power productionHal La Flash, Director of Emerging Clean Technologies, PG&E • New markets: uncover commercial opportunities in North, CentralDan Chase, Contract Negotiator, Southern California Edison and South AmericaPablo Gutierrez, Geothermal Technical Lead, California Energy CommissionTravis Coleman, Project Manager, Epri • Expert-led debates: have your questions answered and learn from your peersSusan Petty, President and Chief Technology Officer, AltaRock EnergyTom Anderson, Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center, US Department of EnergyDr. Andy Sabin, Director, Geothermal Program Office, US Navy PLUS Pre-event Focus DayWilliam Gosnold, Principal Investigator, University of North DakotaFred Henderson III, Chief Scientist, Mount Princeton Geothermal 23 February 2011Alexander Richter, Director, Islandsbanki Green Power Academy Training CourseCraig O’Connor, Director of the Office of Renewable Energy and Environmental Exports,Export Import Bank of the United States Geothermal Technology BriefingJohn Eber, Managing Director Energy Investment, J.P. MorganJoshua Haacker, Principal, U.S. Renewables Group Resource to Electricity,Todd Bright, Director, Denham Capital An Integrated JourneyJefferson Tester, Associate Director, Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future Half day seminar covering all aspects of resource workSandra Kries, EER Analyst, IHS Emerging Energy Research and project designLuis Carlos Gutierrez-Negrín, President, Mexican Geothermal AssociationJohn Fox, Chief Executive Officer, Electratherm Pre-event Finance Risk BriefingRobert Hunt, Founder and Scientist, Linear Power Half day workshop for developers and investorsProfessor Arild Rodland, Norwegian University of Science and technology Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericasPart Of: Official Offset Partner: Strategic Partner: Organized By: SERIES
  • “Excellent. Well organized and excellent speaker selection” DY, International Finance Corporation (previous attendee at GeoPower Americas) Choose Your Pre-Conference Focus Day: For full workshop agendas and booking information please visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas Wednesday Morning 23 February 2011Dear Colleagues: Pre-Event Risk Briefing‘GeoPower Americas 2011, supported by the Geothermal ResourcesCouncil, will provide an in-depth analysis of the geopower market in Reducing the Effect of Risk in Geothermal Development:North, Central and South America, focusing on specific market potential Key Tools to Maximize Investment Successand how it can best be realized.’ Risk is a defining feature of the Geothermal investment landscape and a key stumblingGeothermal Energy is poised to become more economical than fossil block in many development projects. Attend the half day Pre-event Risk Briefing tofuels in a short time frame.* discuss your concerns in detail and discover more about the effect of risk on your investment prospects, and how to negotiate around the obstacles. The workshop isGeothermal is increasingly recognised as the most important source of ideal for developers, and investors looking to gain a maximise success rates and ensurezero-emissions base load energy the world currently has access to. With a profitable outcome.its tiny land-use footprint and low cost energy, geothermal is expandingrapidly across the Americas as financial and technological conditions Understanding Risk in Geothermal Energy Development:develop to support it. • With the one of the lowest levelized costs for electricity, why do geothermal energy developers struggle to acquire project financing?152 geothermal projects are currently in development in the US alone • What are the key risks associated with geothermal energy development? • What information do investors need to know to help understand risk and reward forThe event combines critical updates on government policy, technology, and individual geothermal projects Including analysis of how geothermal reportingfinance with analysis of new business opportunities across South America, codes can help with project analysis: how many MWs in the ground and at whatCentral America and previously untapped US States. Offering real project level of certaintyopportunities and bringing together key policy-makers, utilities, developers • What key attributes do you need to see in your development team to improveand investors from around the world, GeoPower Americas is the must- probability for project success and completion?attend conference in the geothermal calendar. • How can industry reduce overall project risk, both geological and financial?I look forward to meeting you in San Francisco The session is led by Mr. Craig Dunn, founding partner of Borealis GeoPower Inc, aKind regards pioneer leader in geothermal energy exploration and development.Sophy Searight Wednesday Afternoon 23 February 2011Senior Research Analyst Resource to Electricity, An Integrated JourneyGreenpower Conferences Half day seminar covering all aspects of resource work and project design* 2009 NYU Stern report “Technology S-curves in Renewable Energy Alternatives:Analysis and Implications for Industry and Government” The half-day seminar will show you how to reduce your risk by matching your project design to the resource available. The multi-speaker session will allow a complete analyses of project development from the perspective of consultant, engineer and construction manager. A chance to discuss the process from start to finish and learn from the combined experience of three industry veterans.Strategic Partner: Event Endorser: • Finding the resource • Defining the resource • Appropriate technologies for differing resources • Gathering the resource and how it affects the gathering system • How resource issues can complicate the above ground design • Plant design; resource plus water plus air emissions The session will be led by Kevin Wallace, Geothermal Lead at POWER Engineers, JillGeothermal Resources Council Haizlip, Senior Geochemist and President at Geologica, and Henry Veizades of Veizades & Associates. More than 200 past attendees, including: For more information and to book your place, please visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas AltaRock Energy • Americas Standard Chartered Securities • Bank of America • Caldera Geothermal • Chevron Technology Ventures • Empresa Nacional de Electricidad • Enel Latin America • Energia Andina • FE Clean Energy • Google.org • GreenFire Energy • IllinoisVentures • Imperial Capital • Islandsbanki • Jacob Securities • Kinross Gold • Macquarie Capital Funds • Magma Energy • Nevada Pre-Conference Training Course Power Company • Ormat • Pave Energy Finance • Presco Energy • Ram Power • Raser Technologies • RMOTC • Sacramento Municipal Utility District • Standard Wednesday 23 February 2011 Chartered Bank • Statoil • Thomas Weisel Partners • Universal GeoPower • US Geothermal • West Indies Power • World Bank • WRB Enterprise Geothermal Technology Briefing Geothermal Resources, Technologies, Applications & Economics: A 1-day introduction and market update for non-engineers25% developer & utility attendance in 2010n Geothermal Project Developers Course objectives This one-day course is designed to introduce the basics of geothermal power (then Investors resource types and the different methods for harnessing them), outline the evolution of technology developments and deployments, and provide a discussion of geothermalsn Drilling and Engineering competitive positioning within the power and energy markets. Presented in an interactive and inclusive manner, it describes the basic science and technology basis forn Government, Universities, geothermal energy, but places this very much within a commercial and business Institutes and Associations context. This approach makes the course ideal for those of a non-technical background and either new to the industry or in need of a quick, convenient, yet comprehensiven Press revision of the key issues facing it. Past attendees have been drawn from backgrounds as diverse as finance and investment, project development, technology provision,n Oil, Gas and Mining consultancy and regulation.n Utilities and IPPs The course provides an excellent chance to get up-to-speed prior to attending the main GeoPower Americas conference on the following days.n Consultants For more information please visit www.greenpoweracademy.com Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas
  • “Excellent range of participants from energy providers to financiers” DP, Verdi Energy (previous attendee at GeoPower Americas)Day 1: Thursday 24 February 2011 11.40 Maintaining and Developing the Confidence of Utilities in Geothermal Reliability8.15 Registration & welcome coffee This session will bring together a selection of investor-owned and municipal utilities to address the challenges they face, how geothermal9.00 Chair’s opening remarks compares with other renewable energies in terms of reliability, and what Curt Robinson, Executive Director, they need to see from the geothermal sector if they are to commit to purchasing a significantly greater amount of geothermal power. Geothermal Resources Council • What level of reliability and consistency do utilities need to see in order to agree to purchase? • The effect of failing to fulfil a Power Purchase Agreement and Opening Address: Policy Insights the reasons for doing so • What can geothermal companies actually commit to in real terms?9.10 Accessing Government Finance in 2011 • Reducing the risk to utilities of falling short of their Renewable • Assessing the current status of DOE support for geothermal Portfolio Standard as the geothermal market grows projects Hal La Flash, Director of Emerging Clean Technologies, • Looking to the future of grant and loan policy in order to PG&E Dan Chase, Contract Negotiator, effectively plan future financial strategy Southern California Edison • Recent successes in securing DOE loan guarantees and why they Pablo Gutierrez, Geothermal Technical Lead, California succeeded Energy Commission • What factors have contributed to delays in funding awards and Travis Coleman, Project Manager, how can the industry work together to overcome them? Epri • How much additional funding is expected to be awarded in 2011 and in what format? 12.30 Networking lunch break JoAnn Milliken, Acting Program Manager, Geothermal Technology Focus Technologies Program, US Department of Energy 2.00 Commercial Opportunities in Oil and Gas Co-Production Keynote Session: Critical Industry Update With interest growing in the potential for oil and gas co- production, this session will analyze the opportunities for financial and environmental gain and address potential problems that may9.40 Confronting the Challenges of Geothermal be faced by such projects. • Generating low-temperature geothermal energy using Development in 2011 wastewater from oil and gas wells The leading geothermal developers will discuss the key obstacles • Utilizing dormant oil and gas wells for geothermal energy to significant expansion of the geothermal space, why these production hurdles exist and what can be done to reduce delays and • Addressing potential hurdles including well longevity and encourage investment. payback timelines • Overcoming financing obstacles and delays in government • A discussion of working case studies and the costs and benefits they have brought incentive schemes Tom Anderson, Chief Scientist, • Maximizing the speed at which your project receives the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center necessary permits and approvals John Fox, Chief Executive Officer, • Taking advantage of new technology to increase efficiency Electratherm and avoid traditional technological hurdles and equipment Robert Hunt, Founder and Scientist, problems Linear Power • Addressing the issues associated with access to transmission networks 3.20 Advisory Session - Drilling Technology Update Dan Schochet, Executive Vice President, This session will provide insights into the latest developments in drilling technology and the potential time and cost efficiencies Ram Power they represent. Ross J. Beaty, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 3.50 Networking refreshment break Magma Energy Nick Goodman, Chief Executive Officer, 4.20 Enhanced Geothermal Systems - A Realistic Raser Technologies Analysis of Potential • Assessing the real potential in terms of financial return and10.55 Independent Competitive Analysis and Forecast green credentials • Hot Dry Rock systems: how do they differ from EGS and what do • Overview of the regulatory environment for geothermal power, they offer? including impact of the BLM, status of federal funding through • Discussing the reasons for past failures in the field and ARRA stimulus grants and DOE loan guarantees, and Renewable understanding the capacity of new technological developments Portfolio Standards (RPS) as a driver for geothermal in the West to circumnavigate these issues in future • Competitive analysis of the development market, including a look Susan Petty, President and Chief Technology Officer, at the development pipeline, ownership rankings, size of AltaRock Energy projects, key transmission proposals, and major investments, Jefferson Tester, Associate Director, mergers and acquisitions throughout the industry Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future • IHS EER’s outlook for the US geothermal industry through 2020 Dr. Andy Sabin, Director, Geothermal Program Office, US Navy Sandra Kries, EER Analyst, IHS Emerging Energy Research 5.20 Chair’s closing remarks11.10 Networking refreshment break 5.30 End of day one & networking drinks Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas
  • “Excellent panel of speakers, and well organized” DG, Calpine (previous attendee at GeoPower Americas)Day 2: Friday 25 February 2011 11.30 Round Table Debates Delegates will have the opportunity to attend 2 of the 6 round table8.30 Welcome coffee topics, each led by an expert speaker. The roundtables will allow you to pose specific questions to the group and debate key topics with a cross9.00 Chair’s opening remarks section of your industry peers. Regional Opportunities for Geothermal Development 1. Expanding Geothermal Exploration into New States Assessing the scale of the opportunity in emerging geothermal states,9.10 New Market Opportunities in Central America including Colorado, Alaska and Idaho and Mexico • Analyzing existing and planned sites and the potential for future 2. Uncovering the Potential in South America and the Caribbean projects Identifying the most promising exploration opportunities in South • Uncovering licensing scenarios and their implications for foreign investment in the region American markets. Understanding the licensing systems for new • Case studies of recent projects, addressing region-specific geothermal projects challenges and opportunities Luis Carlos Gutierrez-Negrín, President, 3. Central America and Mexico Mexican Geothermal Association Debating the costs and benefits of operating in Central America and the Caribbean, and how to overcome potential obstacles9.40 Exploring potential in South America and the Luis Carlos Gutierrez-Negrín, President, Caribbean Mexican Geothermal Association • Identifying the most promising exploration opportunities and the associated policy frameworks in South American markets • Understanding the licensing systems for new geothermal 4. Discussing Oil and Gas Partnerships in More Depth projects Discussing the current status of projects, the technology that supports • Addressing environmental approval processes to get your project off the ground them and the prospects for the future • The role of multi-lateral investment agencies in providing loans and guarantees to enable projects to proceed 5. Access to Transmission Networks; Ensuring an Effective System Craig O’Connor, Director of the Office of Renewable Overcoming key hurdles and sharing experience in order to develop a Energy and Environmental Exports, strategy for success Export Import Bank of the United States Kerry Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, 6. Debating the Value of Recent Technological Developments West Indies Power With cost of installation still prohibitively high, technology advance may hold the key to reducing barriers to entry. This session is an opportunity10.10 Expanding Geothermal Exploration into to compare notes on the tools available, and debate the merits of New States emerging options • Assessing the scale of the opportunity in emerging geothermal states, including Colorado, Alaska and Idaho 1.30 Networking lunch break • Case studies of current projects under exploration and development Closing Keynote Session: Securing Financial Investment Fred Henderson III, Chief Scientist, Mount Princeton Geothermal Daniel Kunz, Chief Executive Officer, 2.45 Raising Capital: Prospects and Challenges in 2011 US Geothermal • What are private equity and venture capital investors looking for in a geothermal prospect?11.00 Networking refreshment break • How are projects being structured to reduce risk for the investor? • Is the trend for consolidation set to continue in 2011? • Writing effective applications to ensure you get the financing you need • Matching potential sources of capital to the stage of your company’s development in order to maximize your opportunity whilst ensuring a good fit • Forecasting the long term future for investment in geothermal power and analyzing how, as an industry, potential can be maximized John Eber, Managing Director Energy Investment, J.P. Morgan Alexander Richter, Director, Islandsbanki Todd Bright, Director, Denham Capital Joshua Haacker, Principal, US Renewables Group 4.00 Chair’s closing remarks 4.10 Close of conference Agenda correct at time of going to press Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas
  • “I can honestly say, without hesitation, that my attendance at the conference could be the single deciding factor that will ultimately put my company on the map” GA, Universal Geopower (previous attendee at GeoPower Americas) Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities GeoPower Americas 2011 brings together Maximise your marketing budget at GeoPower Americas the driving forces from every part of the geothermal supply chain - from policy- n Face-to-face: The most effective way to do business and meet new contacts n Streamline your diary: Organizing, travelling to and attending meetings can take months. Green makers and investors, to utilities and Power does the hard work for you, enabling you to meet the people you need to in just two days. developers, to drilling companies and n Raise your companys profile: Branding at a Green Power event is so much more than on-the- manufacturers. The GeoPower Americas day. As a sponsor, your logo will feature on the event website, brochures and marketing 2011 exhibition is THE place to position your materials seen by thousands of industry professionals throughout the year. company as a leader in the Americas market. n Be part of the future: Your company will be forefront as one of the pioneers in the Romanian Establish your company early, network with wind industry. companies successfully active in the region Early sponsorship of the event maximizes your involvement. and reap the rewards as the market expands. Sponsorship options offering varying levels of branding and exposure are available to suit budgets and marketing aims. To the Conference Room To the Conference Room r t you Do nt le eave you rs l ies 1 2 3 4 5 etito tunit 6 Encomp - oppor OOK tra nd B behi mited so tee nc li ran e are to gu a 18 7 e NOW r packag you 17 8 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 Varying levels of sponsorship are available to cater for your individual needs and marketing budgets Contact Paul Shearer for further details: Tel: +44 203 355 4211, Fax: +44 207 900 1853 Email: paul.shearer@greenpowerconferences.com Green Power Conferences was established in 2003 by a team of professional, environmentally aware event experts and were the first to offer professionally organised events focusing on the sustainability sector. Over the last five years, we have welcomed over 12,000 delegates from 138 countries and built a global database of 500,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike. Green Power Conferences offsets the impacts of its commercial activities towards renewable energy projects. FORTHCOMING EVENTS MEDIA PARTNERS Green Power Conferences consistently work in strategic partnership with industry leading organizations and trade publications. Our international and targeted marketing campaigns ensure excellent marketing exposure for our partners. 25-26 January 2011, Las Vegas, USA If you would like to partner with us, please contact Laura Proctor, laura.proctor@greenpowerconferences.com 5-6 April 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas
  • Ea kin 199 y 20 be Bo e $ anua rly g fo Sa 13 Tel: o +1 971 238 0700 re v J Fax: +1 971 228 0308 E-mail: graham.swanson@greenpowerconferences.com r 24-25 February 2011 Online: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas 11 Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, USA Please Register Me For Standard Rates □ 3 Day Package (23-25 February) Please indicate □ Pre-Conference Workshop(s) or □ Geothermal 101 Training Course US$2799 If you are attending the Pre-Conference Workshops(s) please indicate □ Both Workshops □ Risk Briefing Only or □ Resource to Electricity Only □ 2 Day Conference (24-25 February) US$1999 □ Geothermal 101 Training Course Only (23 February) US$899 □ Non-Profit Organization Rate (20% discount) These reduced rates are available for registered NGOs, government representatives and non-profit organizations only. Reduced rates are at the discretion of Green Power Conferences and proof of status may be requested. □ Special Group Offer: Register 3 delegates, only pay for 2 Early Booking Rates: Save an additional 10% if you book before 13 January 2011 Delegate DetailsDelegate 1: Name: .......................................................................................... Surname: ......................................................................................Job Title: ...................................................................................................... ................................................................................................Telephone: .................................................................................................... Business Email:................................................................................Delegate 2: Name: .......................................................................................... 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Surname: ......................................................................................Job Title: ...................................................................................................... ................................................................................................Telephone: .................................................................................................... Business Email:................................................................................ Company Details Venue: Hyatt Regency San FranciscoCompany Name: ................................................................................................................................ 5 Embarcadero Center,Address: ...................................................................................................................................... San Francisco, California, USA 94111 Tel: +1 415 788 1234 Fax: +1 415 398 2567................................................................................................................................................ http://sanfranciscoregency.hyatt.com Accommodation: ..........................................................................Postcode: ............................................................ Registered delegates will be sent hotel options and booking forms.Country:................................................................Fax: .................................................................... Payment DetailsPlease charge my credit card TERMS & CONDITIONS CONFIRMATION: You will receive confirmation of your booking by email.Please debit my: If you do not receive anything within 48 hours, please contact info@greenpowerconferences.com to ensure we have received your booking.Card no. CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel at least 10 full working days before the event date you will only be charged a 15% cancellation fee. We regret that no cancellations can be accepted after this date and fullExpiry date payment is due. Cancellations which are the result of a Force Majeure Event will also be chargeable on the above guidelines. Substitutions are welcome at any time. All other amendments to your booking mayAmount Security code incur a 5% charge. CONTENT: It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organizers to alter the content andCardholder’s name timing of the agenda or the identity of the speakers. FORCE MAJEURE: If for any reason arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidentsSignature beyond Green Power Conferences’ reasonable control it is necessary to make amendments to the original planning of an event or it becomes impossible to run an event, Green Power Conferences is relieved ofInternational Bank Transfer all obligations and does not take any responsibility for compensation, reimbursement of any additionalAccount name: Green Thinking (Services) Ltd expenses, inconvenience or loss of business that may be experienced by attendees. Further to this,Bank: Barclays Green Power Conferences reserves the right to retain delegate fees as a contribution to all venue andBank Address: 38 Hans Crescent, London, administrative costs incurred.SW1X 0LZ United Kingdom PAYMENT MUST BE DATA PROTECTION: The personal information provided by you on this brochure will be held on aSort Code: 20-47-35Account Number: 87434988 RECEIVED PRIOR TO database. Sometimes your details may be made available to partner companies for marketing purposes. If you do not wish your details to be used for this purpose, please tick here □.Swift Code: BARCGB22 THE CONFERENCE For full terms and conditions please seeIBAN: GB44BARC20473587434988 http://www.greenpowerconferences.com/general/booking_terms.htmlOrganized By: Fax your completed registration to: +1 971 228 0308 or Register Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/geoamericas