TGE successfully organized a half-day seminar on Geothermal Energy in response to requests from various stakeholders. The seminar, aimed at providing participants with a basic overview of geothermal energy as well as the development of TGE's geothermal power plant project at Apas Kiri, was attended by almost 150 participants at a leading hotel in Kota Kinabalu. The participants comprised representatives from local power utility Sabah Electricity Sdn. Bhd., government departments and agencies, professional institutions, universities and colleges, consultants, bankers, NGOs and the media. Interesting questions and comments were raised during the Q&A session which was held after all four presentations had been completed.
The seminar presentations were:
1. Introduction to Geothermal System by Mr Armando C. Licup
2. Geophysical Exploration and Its Application by Ir Susianto Mandagi
3. The Apas Kiri Geothermal Power Plant by Ir Andrew Amaladoss
4. Design of Geothermal Power Plants by Mr Etienne Palasti