- EERE Announces Up to $4 Million for Critical Materials Recovery from Geothermal Fluids
December 1, 2015 1:56 PM
The Energy Department is providing $4 million in funding to develop new technologies to locate and extract valuable rare earth elements from fluids produced by geothermal and other deep earth drilling.Read The Full Story
- Making a Difference: Geothermal Heat Pumps
November 25, 2015 11:02 AM
Geothermal heat pumps are a highly efficient technology for heating, cooling and water heating. GHP systems can save 33-65% on energy compared to HVAC systems and cut CO2 emissions by 25-65%.Read The Full Story
April 27, 2015Energy Department Announces Project Selections in First Phase of Cutting-Edge Enhanced Geothermal Systems Effort
Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy could unlock access to a domestic, geographically diverse and carbon-free source of clean energy.
February 24, 2014
In support President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced $10 million to improve subsurface characterization for enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) by developing state-of-the-art methods that quantify critical underground reservoir properties as they change over time.
January 30, 2014
April 12, 2013
As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department recognized the nation’s first commercial enhanced geothermal system (EGS) project to supply electricity to the grid.
September 8, 2011
June 23, 2011