Companies sign PPA for California geothermal energy
Energy - JANUARY 21, 2020

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Companies sign PPA for California geothermal energy

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Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR) and Imperial Irrigation District (IID) have entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) that they say “indicates a promising new decade for baseload renewable energy in California and the United States.”

IID and CTR, through its subsidiary, Hell’s Kitchen PowerCo 1, signed the PPA on Jan. 7, 2020, regarding the sale of energy from the Hell’s Kitchen geothermal facility.

The agreement consists of a 25-year term to supply IID with 40 megawatts of geothermal energy from the Hell’s Kitchen facility, located at the foot of the Salton Sea in the region’s internationally recognized Salton Sea Known Geothermal Resource Area.

The geothermal power facility is expected to be operational in 2023 and will coincide with the development of CTR’s integrated direct lithium extraction and conversion facility (Hell’s Kitchen LithiumCo).

“We’re delighted to formalize this agreement with Imperial Irrigation District,”

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