The Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technology Office (GTO) works to reduce costs and risks associated with geothermal development by supporting innovative technologies that address key exploration and operational challenges. 

Program Areas


Key Publications

Geothermal Technologies Office Multi-Year Program Plan
Geothermal Technologies Office Multi-Year Program Plan
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The Influence of Geothermal Patents Funded by GTO and Other DOE Offices
This analysis traces the technological influence of geothermal energy research funded by GTO and other DOE offices.
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2021 U.S. Geothermal Power Production and District Heating Market Report
This report provides current information and data on 2019 geothermal power production and trends in U.S. district heating markets and technologies.
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The Drill Down
GTO’s monthly newsletter captures the latest in geothermal news, including open funding opportunities, competitions and prizes, publications, events, and more
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Based on rigorous modeling and simulation, the GeoVision analysis addresses gaps in understanding the potential of geothermal resources and...
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Geothermal Technologies Office 2017 Peer Review
The Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) Peer Review was held November 13-15, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. This gathering offered geothermal stakeholder
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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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Geothermal Events

Jul 25
PIVOT2022 All Hands On Deck Conference 9:00 AM Jul 25 to 5:00 PM Jul 29 EDT
Aug 28
2022 Geothermal Rising Conference 9:00 AM Aug 28 to 5:00 PM Aug 31 EDT