- Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Enhanced Geothermal Systems
April 28, 2015 9:40 AM
The U.S. generates more electricity through geothermal energy than any other country in the world. Learn about the breakthrough technology that could help expand use of this renewable energy source.Read The Full Story
- Pilgrim's Progress: An Update on Geothermal Potential in Alaska
November 20, 2014 4:32 PM
A resource in central Alaska is showing promise for geothermal development—the renewable energy that draws on Earth’s natural heat for electricity and other uses. The myriad benefits of this clean, domestic power source make geothermal exploration an attractive proposition for this state, where off-grid demand means that Alaskans often use expensive, polluting diesel power.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