Source: Business Wire
FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GlassPoint Solar, the global leader in solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR), today announced it has been selected as an Energy Innovation Pioneer by IHS CERA, one of the world’s leading energy research firms. Pioneers will be recognized at CERAWeek 2013, March 4-8 in Houston, TX, where GlassPoint CEO Rod MacGregor will present on the advantages of using solar steam generators to expand oil production in gas-constrained regions.
The Energy Innovation Pioneers program honors innovative and distinctive new technologies transforming the energy future. GlassPoint and its Enclosed Trough technology for solar EOR were chosen among a field of 250 candidates by IHS technical experts for its creativity, feasibility of plan, scalability of technology and leadership team. As part of the program, MacGregor will host a breakfast session on Tuesday and a formal presentation on Wednesday afternoon to discuss how low-cost, emissions-free solar steam can boost heavy oil production.