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Geothermal exploration and development policy : international lessons

Author: Leon Edwards
Publisher: New York : Nova Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Series: Energy policies, politics and prices series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on five of the policy types that are most relevant to the U.S. market and political context for the exploration and confirmation of conventional hydrothermal (geothermal) resources in the United States. They include drilling failure insurance; loan guarantees; subsidized loans; capital subsidies; and government-led exploration. The book describes each policy type and its application in other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Edwards
ISBN: 9781633218420 1633218422
OCLC Number: 890718477
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Contents: GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY: INTERNATIONAL LESSONS; GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY: INTERNATIONAL LESSONS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1: GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATION POLICY MECHANISMS: LESSONS FOR THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS; LIST OF ACRONYMS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. COUNTRY CONTEXT; 3. BACKGROUND ON U.S. FEDERAL GEOTHERMAL POWER POLICIES SUPPORTING ALL PHASES OF DEVELOPMENT; 4. POLICY DESCRIPTIONS; 5. EXPLORATION POLICY CASE STUDIES. 6. CHARACTERISTICS OF EXPLORATION POLICIES AND APPLICABILITY TO THE UNITED STATES7. KEY FINDINGS AND ADDITIONAL ENABLING OPPORTUNITIES; APPENDIX A. PHILIPPINES: GOVERNMENT-LED EXPLORATION; APPENDIX B. KENYA: GOVERNMENT-LED EXPLORATION; REFERENCES; Chapter 2: GEOTHERMAL FIT DESIGN: INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE AND U.S. CONSIDERATIONS; LIST OF ACRONYMS; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. OVERVIEW OF GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND RISKS; 3. GLOBAL EXPERIENCE WITH FIT INCENTIVES FOR GEOTHERMAL ELECTRICITY; 4. FIT DESIGN TO SUPPORT GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. 5. analyzing the impact of policy design choices on the levelized cost of energy from geothermal electricity generators6. conclusions; appendix a. summary of literature review on u.s. geothermal costs; appendix b. summary of additional crest modeling inputs; appendix c. geothermal power under purpa; references; index.
Series Title: Energy policies, politics and prices series.
Responsibility: Leon Edwards, editor.

Abstract:

This book focuses on five of the policy types that are most relevant to the U.S. market and political context for the exploration and confirmation of conventional hydrothermal (geothermal) resources in the United States. They include drilling failure insurance; loan guarantees; subsidized loans; capital subsidies; and government-led exploration. The book describes each policy type and its application in other countries and regions. It offers policymakers a guide for drafting future geothermal support mechanisms for the exploration-drilling phase of geothermal development. The book also focuses.
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