Peppermill Received Special Recognition Award from Geothermal Energy Association
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Peppermill Received Special Recognition Award from Geothermal Energy Association

For Immediate Release
Contact: Katie Silva

Reno’s leading eco-conscious resort recognized for advancements in geothermal technology

RENO, Nev. (June 8, 2016) – As the only resort in the United States whose heating source is completely provided by geothermal energy produced on the immediate property, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino was recently recognized by the Geothermal Energy Association for its efforts. The resort received a Special Recognition Award as part of the Baseload Renewable Energy Summit on June 7.

“We’ve put a lot of time and effort into the Peppermill’s eco-friendly advances, and we’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to renewable energy,” said Billy Paganetti, General Manager of the Peppermill. “We look forward to sharing this award with the team members who made it possible and will continue to explore and implement efficient sustainable energy options.”

Winners were selected for Technological Advancement, Economic Development, and Environmental Stewardship. Additional winners included The University of North Dakota/U.S. Department of Energy, BHE Renewables, Enel Green Power North America, Jay Nathwani of the US Department of Energy, Ormat Technologies, and Governor John Hickenlooper.


Experience the eco-conscious Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno’s Premier AAA Four Diamond resort, boasting 1,623 luxurious guest rooms including the 600-room all-suite Tuscany Tower. Embark on a pampered journey at the remarkable three-story, 33,000-square-foot Spa & Salon Toscana featuring 24 treatment rooms, Northern Nevada’s only Caldarium with indoor pool, sun deck and secret garden, and a full-service salon. Enjoy slots, table games and poker in the 82,000-square-foot casino and race & sports book. Resort amenities include a posh 9,900-square-foot fitness center; two beautiful pools and three outdoor jetted spas, heated with on-site geothermal energy; designer boutique shopping; Reno’s hottest nightclub, EDGE; 15 bars and lounges, including the iconic Fireside Lounge; and 10 award-winning restaurants offering authentic Chinese, inspired Italian, steaks and chops, seafood, buffet, deli and café dining.

For Additional Information:
Geothermal Energy Association
Allie Nelson