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October 19, 2016
Aerial view of Enel Green Power North America’s Stillwater plant in Fallon, Nevada, the first triple hybrid renewable energy plant. | All photos courtesy of Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
This Hybrid Power Plant Combines 3 Clean Energy Sources in One

Engineers at Idaho National Lab and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory helped build the world’s first triple hybrid renewable energy plant....

October 11, 2016
Third Round of SBV Pilot Open for Requests
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) is proud to announce the third round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot. The DOE began accepting Re...
August 31, 2016
Energy Department Announces $29 Million Investment in Enhanced Geothermal Systems Efforts

FORGE Funding Will Accelerate Development of Clean Energy from Geothermal Sources

August 18, 2016
Energy Department Awards 43 new Business-Laboratory Collaborations under Small Business Vouchers Pilot
Today, the Energy Department announced 43 small businesses will participate in the second round of the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot.
August 10, 2016
These infographics, created by teams of high school and university students from across the country for the Geothermal Design Challenge, highlight the importance of geothermal energy for achieving a cleaner, greener energy future.
Winning Infographics Depict Future of Geothermal Energy

This year's Geothermal Design Challenge tasked teams of high school and university students to research, design, and promote their infographics...

August 3, 2016
Photo Courtesy: Trabits Group
EERE Success Story—Geothermal Wells: Advancing the Technology
EERE Success Story—Geothermal Wells: Advancing the Technology
July 27, 2016
DOE Investing $11.5 Million to Advance Geologic Carbon Storage and Geothermal Exploration

The The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of eight new research and development projects to receive a total of $11.5...

July 6, 2016
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Submissions Are In…and Getting Out!

We have arrived at the final round of the Geothermal Design Challenge! The Department of Energy has selected 11 high school and university teams to...

June 16, 2016
The RRG-9 ST-1 wellhead fitted with a lubricator. A distributed temperature sensor was run through the lubricator to measure well bore temperatures.
EERE Success Story—Geothermal Technology Breakthrough in Idaho: Building Upon Previous EGS Accomplishments
EERE Success Story—Geothermal Technology Breakthrough in Idaho: Building Upon Previous EGS Accomplishments
June 7, 2016
The geothermal facility in the Williston Basin in North Dakota. | Photo by Kirby Baier of Continental Resources
Energy Department Receives Award for First-of-its-Kind Geothermal Project

The Department of Energy and the University of North Dakota have been recognized by the Geothermal Energy Association for launching the first...

May 26, 2016
The team at Brady Hot Springs includes scientists and engineers from: University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geoscience; Ormat Technologies, Inc.; Silixa Ltd.; University of Nevada-Reno; Temple University; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. | Photo by Dan Koetke
Nevada Site Home to Geothermal Community Focused on Expediting Research and Development

Over the last six years, Brady Hot Springs in Nevada site has become a hotbed of activity for innovative geothermal research and development. With...

May 24, 2016
Energy Department Awards Up to $4 Million for Projects to Recover Critical Materials from Geothermal Fluids

The Energy Department today announced four research and development (R&D) projects in California, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming that will...

May 12, 2016
Source: Kirby Baier of Continental Resources
EERE Success Story—DOE-Funded Project is First Permanent Facility to Co-produce Electricity from Geothermal Resources at an Oil and Gas Well
EERE Success Story—DOE-Funded Project is First Permanent Facility to Co-produce Electricity from Geothermal Resources at an Oil and Gas Well
April 22, 2016
Geothermal Energy News
Mentoring Matters: Engaging Students through Science and Arts

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Energy Studies ...

March 10, 2016
DOE’s Innovative Small Business Vouchers Pilot Selects 33 Small Businesses for Lab Collaboration
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that 33 small businesses have been selected to work directly with DOE national labs
March 8, 2016
Geothermal Energy News
Energy Under Our Feet: SubTER Initiative Taps into Geothermal’s Potential

DOE is launching a new initiative to analyze data in order to better develop underground resources, including geothermal energy and CO2 storage. It...

March 3, 2016
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Geothermal Design Challenge Soars in Submissions

The submissions are in, and competition is heating up! ...

January 7, 2016
Geothermal Energy News
In Case You Missed Them: Our Top Blog Posts from December

As we start the new year, we're taking a look back at December 2015--our top blog posts and some favorites we want to share with you. Happy New Year!

December 17, 2015
Request for Information (RFI) Assistance in Target Setting and Strategic Planning for Renewable Energy Deployment at the State and Region...

Open Date: 12/17/2015 Close Date: 01/13/2016 Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Funding Number: DE-FOA-0001464

December 1, 2015
DE-FOA-0001376: Mineral Recovery Phase II: Geothermal Concepts and Approaches to Validate Extraction Technologies
Open Date: 12/01/2015 Close Date: 02/29/2016 Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Funding Number: DE-FOA-00013...
December 1, 2015
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EERE Announces Up to $4 Million for Critical Materials Recovery from Geothermal Fluids

The Energy Department is providing $4 million in funding to develop new technologies to locate and extract valuable rare earth elements from fluids...

December 1, 2015
Mineral Recovery Creates Revenue Stream for Geothermal Energy Development

Find out more about Notice to Issue Financial Opportunity Announcement on "Low-Temperature Mineral Recovery Program," a targeted GTO initiative...

November 25, 2015
Geothermal Energy News
Making a Difference: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Geothermal heat pumps are a highly efficient technology for heating, cooling and water heating.
November 18, 2015
Road Tripping through the Geothermal Frontier
Road Tripping through the Geothermal Frontier
And they’re off! After more than a year since the announcement of available funding, the project teams selected for our Frontier Observatory for Rese
August 25, 2015
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Geothermal Data Repository Reaches 500 Submissions

The Energy Department's Geothermal Data Repository hit a milestone this past July when it received its 500th submission. This database helps...