The Globe and Mail's Richard Blackwell wrote an article published Sunday, January 4, 2015 titled "Geothermal industry stalled in Canada despite bounty of resources." In an interview with CanGEA chair, Alison Thompson, a number of roadblocks are cited on the path to Canada's geothermal future. They include an abundance of alternative energy resources (specifically hydrocarbons); misrepresentations of geothermal power that are believed by many politicians; a disregard of key technological advancements; and a lack of government funding to kickstart the industry in Canada. Please click here to access this very informative article.
"So it is a little bit bewildering to everybody that we would leave fallow the resource that we have."