Gerlach Geothermal Development Project

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The Gerlach Geothermal Development Project is a Geothermal project that started in 2020.

The project would add two 24 megawatt (total) power plants with 23 wells, 4.6 miles of pipeline, roads and a powerline to the San Emidio Desert plants.<ref>Gerlach residents say the Black Rock's dark skies threatened by proposed geothermal plant," Amy Alonzo, Reno Gazette Journal, October 26, 2020.</ref>

Some Gerlach residents are concerned about the effect the plants and wells would have on the viewshed, night skies and water supplies.


On October 1, 2020, the BLM accepted pre-scoping comments for 60 days.<ref>"Bureau of Land Management accepting pre-scoping comments for geothermal project near Gerlach," BLM Website.</ref>

Ormat Gerlach Proposal Map

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