LAYMAN ENERGY ASSOCIATES:  GRANT-SUPPORTED GEOTHERMAL STUDIES

    Layman Energy Associates has conducted a variety of geothermal investigations supported by grant funding from various
    state, federal and multi-lateral agencies:

  • Feasibility study for development of a 30 MW facility at the
    Cibuni geothermal project, west Java, Indonesia

    Funding agency:    United States Trade and Development Agency

    Grant amount:        US$ 546,766

    USTDA grant press release

                                                      


                                                       Fumarolic area at Kawah Cibuni                                       


  • Drilling and testing of an exploratory well to delineate a liquid-dominated hydrothermal resource on the  
    margins of The Geysers steam field, Lake County, California USA

    Funding agency:      California Energy Commission, Geothermal Resource Development Account (GRDA) Program

    Grant amount:          US$ 2.38 million

    CEC grant press release


  • Geoscientific investigations and drilling and testing of a 6,000 foot exploratory slim hole at the
    Truckhaven geothermal field, Imperial County, California USA

    Funding agencies:      California Energy Commission, Geothermal Resource Development Account (GRDA) Program
                                            U.S. Department of Energy, Geothermal Resource Exploration and Development (GRED II) Program

    Grant amount:              US$ 1.724 million (combined from two agencies)


  • Feasibility study for development of a geothermal power project on the island of Efate, Republic of Vanuatu

    Funding agencies:  United Nations Environment Program;  International Finance Corporation / Global Environmental Facility;  
    California Energy Commission- Energy Technology Export Program  














                 

                         Volcanic peaks in the geothermal area near Takara, North Efate, Republic of Vanuatu (photo:  E. Layman)


  • Feasibility study for development of a geothermal power project on the island of Savaii, Western Samoa

    Funding agencies:  International Finance Corporation / Global Environmental Facility; California Energy Commission, Energy
    Technology Export Program














                          Panorama of volcanic cones along the east rift zone, Savaii island, Western Samoa (photo:  E. Layman)