Dr. Sabin serves on the International Geothermal Association Board of Directors and is the Former President of Geothermal Rising
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
GreenFire Energy Inc. today announced the appointment of Andy Sabin, Ph.D. to its Advisory Board. Dr. Sabin is an influential technical and policy expert in the geothermal industry and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Geothermal Association (IGA) and is the former president of Geothermal Rising (formerly the Geothermal Resources Council). His expertise will help GreenFire Energy to prioritize its many commercial opportunities.
Dr. Sabin is a well-known geothermal executive with 20+ years of experience in the industry and in global geothermal associations. The Coso Geothermal Field in Coso, California was the site chosen for GreenFire Energy’s successful field-scale demonstration of closed-loop geothermal where Dr. Sabin led a large field trip of geothermal professionals to visit the installation. His wealth of experience includes serving on the Board of Directors for the IGA where he is the chair of the finance committee. His leadership as the former president of Geothermal Rising, which is the world’s oldest and largest geothermal industry association, intensified the efforts to champion geothermal to meet global energy needs and raise the awareness of the organization through its rebranding. Dr. Sabin earned his Ph.D. at the Colorado School of Mines, a MSc at the University of Pittsburgh, and a BS at the University of Maryland in geology.
“We’ve recognized and appreciated Andy’s forward thinking since he helped us arrange our closed-loop demonstration project at Coso. Now that the geothermal industry has reached a very positive inflection point and GreenFire Energy is seeing tremendous interest in its technology from geothermal companies across the globe, we know that Andy’s foresight and expertise will help to prioritize and navigate the many opportunities to expand geothermal,” says GreenFire Energy’s Chief Executive Officer Joseph Scherer.
“I have been focused on natural resource development and geothermal systems for most of my career. GreenFire Energy has an economic geothermal technology that has the potential to be a game changer in delivering clean baseload energy to many companies and markets,” says U.S. Navy’s Subject Matter Expert Dr. Sabin.
See the video with Andy Sabin Ph.D., on the Value of GreenFire Energy’s Demonstration of Closed-Loop Geothermal Energy.
About GreenFire Energy© Inc.
GreenFire Energy develops and implements innovative geothermal technology to accelerate the world’s transition to clean, continuous renewable energy. GreenFire GreenLoop™ is closed-loop technology that extracts and transports heat from deep in the earth to be used for power generation. GreenFire Energy delivers fast, low-cost, and high ROI geothermal retrofit, expansion, and greenfield projects. This scalable business model has led to commercial relationships with many of the world’s premier geothermal operators.
GreenFire Energy’s technology has been developed with grants from the U.S. Department of Energy, the California Energy Commission, and research conducted with U.S. National Laboratories, major universities, and eminent experts. The company has extensive international patents. GreenFire Energy is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, USA. www.greenfireenergy.com
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