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|Ormat Technologies, of Reno, Nev., built the plant at the Teapot Dome oil field to prove the technical feasibility of using hot water associated with oil production to generate electricity. The plant was designed to produce 250 kilowatts of electricity, according to the Energy Department. It has been operating for over a year, providing electricity to operate the oil wells.|
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