- Energy Department Receives Award for First-of-its-Kind Geothermal Project
June 7, 2016 10:25 AM
The Department of Energy and the University of North Dakota have been recognized by the Geothermal Energy Association for launching the first commercial project that produces geothermal power from an oil and gas well.Read The Full Story
- Nevada Site Home to Geothermal Community Focused on Expediting Research and Development
May 26, 2016 11:00 AM
Over the last six years, Brady Hot Springs in Nevada site has become a hotbed of activity for innovative geothermal research and development. With the nearly constant and frequently overlapping research efforts ongoing at the site, a unique community of scientists, engineers, geothermal operators, and utilities has formed.Read The Full Story
April 27, 2015Energy Department Announces Project Selections in First Phase of Cutting-Edge Enhanced Geothermal Systems Effort
Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy could unlock access to a domestic, geographically diverse and carbon-free source of clean energy.
February 24, 2014
In support President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced $10 million to improve subsurface characterization for enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) by developing state-of-the-art methods that quantify critical underground reservoir properties as they change over time.
January 30, 2014
April 12, 2013
As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department recognized the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid.
September 8, 2011
June 23, 2011