Geothermal waters bubble up to the surface in a natural hot spring. Source: Ted Clutter

Low-temperature and coproduced resources represent a growing sector of development in the geothermal industry. These underutilized resources, considered unconventional below 300°F, are bringing valuable returns on investment in the near-term through unique power production and resource optimization methods. The Energy Department supports research, development, and demonstration projects to develop technologies to more efficiently harness this widely available energy source.

 

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