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February 4, 2020
Energy Department Announces $25 Million for Enhanced Geothermal Systems Research
Today, the Energy Department announced up to $25 million to promote the advancement of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) technologies and techniques.
February 4, 2020
Energy Department Announces $18.8 Million for Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Geothermal Research
Energy Department Announces Funding to Advance Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Geothermal Research
December 2, 2019
Energy Department Awards $7 Million for Research in Subsurface Stress and Lost Circulation in Geothermal Drilling
Energy Department selects three new innovative projects aimed at reducing cost of geothermal drilling operations and field development.
July 22, 2019
EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $43.6 Million for Phase II Innovation Projects
American small businesses received a near-$44 million boost from the Energy Department's EERE Small Business Innovation Research program.
June 3, 2019
Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Advance Collaborative Geothermal Research through New International Partnership
DOE announces $2 million in funding to advance collaborative geothermal research and development with more than a dozen European countries.
May 30, 2019
DOE Releases New Study Highlighting the Untapped Potential of Geothermal Energy in the United States
Report summarizes findings showing that geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold from today.
May 20, 2019
EERE Helps American Small Businesses with $21.6 Million for Phase I Innovation Projects
American small businesses got nearly a $22 million boost from EERE with Phase 1 Release II selections
May 3, 2019
Energy Department Awards $5.5 Million to Apply Machine Learning to Geothermal Exploration
Energy Department selects 10 Machine Learning projects that could assist in finding and developing new geothermal resources.
March 28, 2019
Energy Department Announces $7 Million for Research on Subsurface Stress and Lost Circulation in Geothermal Drilling
Today, the Energy Department announced up to $7 million toward the research and development (R&D) of innovative subsurface geothermal technologies.
December 18, 2018
Geothermal Student Competition Will Take Data Analytics to New Depths
Are you a student? Are you looking for opportunities to gain experience and build your resume? Then the Geothermal Student Competition is for you!
December 18, 2018
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technolog...
EERE expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately $20 million
December 7, 2018
EERE Success Story—University of Oklahoma Scientists Crack the Case Wide Open for Enhanced Geothermal Systems
Researchers at the University of Oklahoma conducted a rock fracturing experiment that showcased the potential for enhanced geothermal systems.
October 9, 2018
Energy Department Announces $11.4 Million for New Projects to Advance Efficient Drilling for Geothermal Energy
The projects will focus on accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
September 5, 2018
Energy Department Awards $4.45 Million for Geothermal Zonal Isolation Research
DOE announced $4.45 million for projects supporting early-stage research and development of tools and technologies for enhanced geothermal systems.
August 28, 2018
GTO Announces Beyond Batteries Lab Call Selections
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) announced the selection of eight projects to receive up to $2.4 million in...
July 19, 2018
Energy Department Announces $3.6 Million in Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy
Funding will focus on early-stage R&D applications in machine learning.
July 6, 2018
GTO Announces Waterless Stimulation Lab Call Selections
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) announced the selection of three projects to receive up to $4.3 million in...
June 25, 2018
Energy Department Announces up to $4.45 million for Geothermal Zonal Isolation Technologies
Funding will support early-stage development of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) tools and technologies.
June 22, 2018
Energy Department to Collaborate with New Zealand on Geothermal Energy Advancement
The goal is to establish a framework for cooperation in the development of advanced, cost-effective geothermal energy technologies.
June 14, 2018
Department of Energy Selects University of Utah Site for $140 Million Geothermal Research and Development
Utah’s proposed research site selected as a first-of-its-kind geothermal field laboratory.
April 23, 2018
Department of Energy Announces $14.5 Million to Advance Geothermal Drilling Technologies
New projects to support accelerating the research and development of innovative geothermal energy technologies in America.
February 14, 2018
5 Things to Know About Geothermal Power
Geothermal energy can be harnessed both as a source of renewable electricity as well as directly for heating and cooling applications.
January 16, 2018
Using Deep Geothermal to Heat and Cool Buildings and Reduce Energy Bills
You might not realize it, but beneath our feet lies a source of heat that can be tapped to provide heating and cooling
December 13, 2017
Identifying Opportunities to Address Barriers for Lowering the Cost and Risk of Geothermal Drilling
The Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), invite
November 28, 2017
An Abandoned Mine Becomes Home to Renewable Research
Scientists conduct cutting-edge renewable energy research on behalf of the Geothermal Technologies Office