EnergySource secures $2.5 million state grant

EL CENTRO — For some time, the promise of developing adequate technology to extract valuable minerals from geothermal energy production byproducts has been an elusive endeavor, and now one of the local developers is confident it’s ready to make it a reality. On Friday morning, Sen. Ben Hueso announced that EnergySource has been selected to... Continue Reading →

Newsom pledges to step up ‘our game’ for ailing Salton Sea

CALIPATRIA — Acknowledging the state’s mistakes in the past and lack of action as it pertains to the Salton Sea, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to make the local health and environmental challenge a priority during his visit to the Imperial Valley Thursday morning. As part of his tour of the area, the Democratic gubernatorial... Continue Reading →

IID, CAISO find common ground with Geothermal

EL CENTRO — Despite being currently entangled in litigation, the Imperial Irrigation District and the California Independent System Operator are finding some common ground, especially in their support for geothermal power procurement in California. Last week during its Board of Directors meeting, IID General Manager Kevin Kelley stated the two agencies partnered to work on... Continue Reading →

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