GEA Geothermal Energy Expo 2013

-Exhibitor Registration Now Open-

Las Vegas (January 24, 2013) – Exhibitor registration is now open for the 2013 GEA Geothermal Energy Expo, to be held September 29 – October 2 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Hosted by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), the Expo is the world's largest gathering of the geothermal industry, and the annually sold-out show provides a unique opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their projects, equipment, services and state of the art technology to the geothermal community.


"Each year, the GEA Expo showcases the tireless innovation and ingenuity of the geothermal industry," said Kathy Kent, Senior Director of Events & Marketing, Geothermal Energy Association. "We're looking forward to seeing even more new ideas and technological advancements in Las Vegas, as these companies are guiding America towards a clean energy future."

The 2012 Expo drew more than 2,000 attendees from 20 different countries to Reno, with the sold out Expo Hall featuring 166 exhibitors from 28 different states and 10 different countries. Exhibitors from 2012 included leading geothermal companies such as Ormat Technologies, Siemens, Schlumberger, Mitsubishi Power Systems, Toshiba International Corporation, as well as a number of U.S. government and international agencies.

As one of the country's geothermal leaders, Nevada is a fitting host for back-to-back GEA Expos. The Silver State continues to pave the way for geothermal development, with a staggering 59 projects in development. Nevada also has more installed geothermal capacity, 510 MW, than any other state besides California.

For more info on the 2013 GEA Geothermal Energy Expo, please visit http://geo-energy.org/events.aspx.

For exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kathy Kent, 202 454 5263 or kathy@geo-energy.org. To request press credentials, please contact Shawna Seldon, The Rosen Group, 917 971 7852 or shawna@rosengrouppr.com.

Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #GEAExpo2013.

About the Geothermal Energy Association:

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) is a trade association comprised of U.S. companies who support the expanded use of geothermal energy and are developing geothermal Resources worldwide for electrical power generation and direct-heat uses. GEA advocates for public policies that will promote the development and utilization of geothermal Resources, provides a forum for the industry to discuss issues and problems, encourages research and development to improve geothermal technologies, presents industry views to governmental organizations, provides assistance for the export of geothermal goods and services, compiles statistical data about the geothermal industry, and conducts education and outreach projects. For more information, please visit http://www.geo-energy.org/. Check out GEA's YouTube Channel. Follow GEA on Twitter. Become a fan on Facebook.

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