Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance Now Available
March 16, 2011
NREL has released the Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance (the Guidebook) to facilitate further investment in conventional geothermal projects in the United States. The Guidebook focuses on current market trends in geothermal project finance while providing an overview of the strategies currently used to raise capital for geothermal projects that:
• Use conventional, proven technologies
• Are located in the United States
• Produce utility power (roughly 10 megawatts or larger)
Using the information provided, developers and investors can innovate in new ways, developing partnerships that match investors’ risk tolerance with the capital requirements of geothermal projects in the dynamic and evolving marketplace.