GTO works to reduce costs and risks associated with geothermal development by supporting innovative technologies that address key exploration and operational challenges.  

Program Areas

Enhanced Geothermal Systems
Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) hold the potential to power tens of millions of American homes and businesses.
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Hydrothermal Resources
GTO supports early stage R&D associated with advanced exploration tools and technologies to help accelerate the discovery of new hydrothermal resource
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Low Temperature & Coproduced Resources
GTO showcases innovative technologies that enable advanced energy use and electricity production via underutilized low temperature resources.
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Systems Analysis
GTO identifies and addresses barriers to geothermal adoption in the U.S., and validates technical progress across the geothermal sector.
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Geothermal Basics
On these pages you'll find helpful publications, software, and websites for the geothermal community and stakeholders.
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Funding Opportunities
GTO partners with industry, academia, and DOE National Laboratories to further the development of geothermal energy technologies.
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Presentations from past workshops, webinars, and webcasts on various geothermal topics.
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Key Publications

2017 Annual Report, Geothermal Technologies Office
The Geothermal Technologies Office 2017 Annual Report recognizes advances in transformative, high-risk/high-reward science and engineering from
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2015 Peer Review Report -- Geothermal Technologies Office

On May 11–14, 2015, the GTO conducted its bi-annual program peer review in Westminster, Colorado. In addition to providing independent, expert...

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Upcoming Events

Iceland Geothermal Conference
April 24, 2018 to April 27, 2018
AAPG 2018 Annual Convention & Exhibition (ACE)
May 20, 2018 to May 23, 2018
GRC Annual Meeting & Expo
October 14, 2018 to October 17, 2018
7th African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo-C7)
October 29, 2018 to November 4, 2018
2018 GSA Annual Meeting
November 4, 2018 to November 7, 2018