A DOE-funded EGS demonstration at Newberry Volcano, Oregon could help unlock 100+GW of geothermal energy nationwide. source: Elisabet Metcalfe
The Energy Department's 2014 Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) Annual Report—a product of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy—recognizes advances in transformative, high-risk/high-reward science and engineering from the Energy Department's geothermal portfolio. This issue highlights 35 project successes in all of our program areas – EGS, Hydrothermal, Low-Temperature, and Systems Analysis – which are flanked by useful tools and resources and links to more information. Download your copy of the 2014 Annual Report below.
For an up-to-the-minute delivery of current projects in the geothermal portfolio, don't miss our 2015 GTO Peer Review, scheduled for May 11-14, 2015 in Westminster, Colorado. This rigorous review of our active project portfolio by independent technical experts in geochemistry, geophysics, modeling, tools, and more opens a dialogue with geothermal stakeholders and the public around GTO's technical portfolio across a wide spectrum of technologies, from research and development to demonstration and analysis.