Geothermal Energy Association Honors NREL's Dr. Bharathan for Work in Condenser Technology

July 16, 2012

The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) recently announced the finalists for the GEA Honors, which recognizes companies and individuals that have made significant contributions during the past year to advancing technology, spurring economic development or protecting the environment.

The awards program, which is in its second year, also gives special recognition to companies and individuals who have otherwise made notable advancements and achievements for geothermal energy.  Special recognition was given to Dr. Desikan Bharathan who established revolutionary condenser technology that improved efficiency of geothermal energy production.

Dr. Bharathan is a principal engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He will receive his award during the GEA National Geothermal Summit Awards Dinner on August 7 in Sacramento, California.

Read the NREL press release and more about condenser technology in this condenser publication.