- Gigawatts of Geothermal: JASON Study Highlights Huge Potential for EGS
February 21, 2014 3:46 PM
The U.S. Geological Survey estimates there is up to 500 gigawatts of untapped geothermal energy in the United States, enough to power millions of homes. A new study by JASON, an independent advisory group of world-class scientists, illustrates how this resource can be developed to generate renewable electricity for future generations.Read The Full Story
- Geothermal Energy: A Glance Back and a Leap Forward
October 23, 2013 1:31 PM
This year marks the centennial of the first commercial electricity production from geothermal resources. As geothermal technologies advance, the Energy Department is working to improve, and lower the cost of, enhanced geothermal systems.Read The Full Story
March 5, 2014
The 2013 Geothermal Technologies Office Peer Review Report is now available for download.
February 28, 2014
In support of President Obama's commitment to a clean energy future, the Energy Department announced today a new geothermal student competition: GeoEnergy Is Beautiful 2014 to promote geothermal energy as a player in the nation's renewable energy
February 26, 2014
A new study commissioned by the Energy Department's Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) highlights the vast potential for enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) to provide clean, reliable, and sustainable energy to American homes and businesses.
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 cri
February 21, 2014
February 21, 2014