Curious Worldview Podcast

87: Patrick Hanson | The Mighty Promise & Potential Of Geothermal Energy

May 03, 2022 Patrick Hanson Episode 87
Curious Worldview Podcast
87: Patrick Hanson | The Mighty Promise & Potential Of Geothermal Energy
Show Notes


The following is a conversation with Patrick Hanson who is the Director of Sales and Marketing at JRG Energy Consultants.

Patrick has 15 years of marketing, brand management, communications, and sales enablement experience, with over 13 years specific to the geothermal industry. This includes 5 years working in Houston, TX with Scientific Drilling International where Patrick led all geothermal marketing and oversaw global geothermal business development strategy for an O&G dominant supplier.

Patrick has spent his career helping energy service companies redefine their brand and strengthen strategic customer relationships within the energy sector while positioning and promoting geothermal at every opportunity.

In This Podcast With Patrick Hanson, You Can Expect To Hear About…

  • The Promise Of Geothermal Energy.
  • VC Money In Geothermal.
  • Low Hanging Potential Of Geothermal.
  • Megawatts At Scale.

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  • 00:00 – Introduction.
  • 03:31 – The Promise Of Deep Geothermal Energy.
  • 11:51 – Megawatts & Geothermal Scale Explained.
  • 14:39 – Geothermal Compared To Other Renewables + The Pacific Rim Of Fire.
  • 18:41 – Limitations Of The Geothermal Promise.
  • 23:41 – The Most Exciting Companies In The Industry.
  • 30:31 – VC In Geothermal.
  • 43:01 – The Incentives Are Misaligned.
  • 48:06 – The Geopolitical Impact Of Geothermal At Scale.
  • 54:51 – Low Hanging Fruit In Geothermal.
  • 1:06:57 – A Sceptical Take On Geothermal.
  • 1:14:11 – Future Predictions For Geothermal.
  • 1:34:16 – Country You Are Most Bullish On.
  • 1:35:46 – Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.
  • 1:38:13 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.

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