Geothermal Technologies Office

U.S. DOE Announces $7 Million to Help Geothermal Energy Support a Decarbonized Electricity Grid by…

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) announced a funding opportunity of up to $7 million to develop regional grid models to assess how clean, firm geothermal power can support an equitable energy transition through decarbonization and study its effects on the grid at various deployment … [continued]

U.S. Department of Energy: $31 Million to Improve Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Advance Thermal Energy…

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) announced a funding opportunity of up to $31 million for projects that support enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) wellbore tools as well as the use of low-temperature geothermal heat for industrial processes. The combined Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks projects in two topic areas: Topic Area 1: Funding of up to $23.1 million … [continued]

DOE Awarding $3 Million To Support Geothermal Energy Systems With Capability Of Extracting Rare Earth…

The US Department of Energy is offering up to $3 million dollars in research and development funding to groups that will help grow low-to-moderate-temperature geothermal resources while working out economic means of extracting rare earth elements from the geothermal brines generated by the power systems. While geothermal energy systems are … [continued]