Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting Gets Underway with Keynote Address by GTO Director Doug Hollett
At the opening plenary of the largest geothermal industry gathering in the nation this week, the Energy Department's Geothermal Technologies Office Director Douglas Hollett addressed obstacles to the widespread adoption of geothermal energy in the United States and how the Department's geothermal program initiatives are making inroads.
A new Energy Department initiative called SubTER is collaboratively addressing technical challenges among energy technologies that share the subsurface.Energy Department Announces $31 Million for the FORGE Laboratory to Study Enhanced Geothermal Systems
Today the Energy Department announced $31 million for the initial phases of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE).
Energy Department awards in geothermal development will develop and test novel techniques to advance EGS, Hydrothermal, and Low-Temperature Geothermal energy exploration.
Recent reports from Argonne National Laboratory and the Department of Energy’s Water-Energy Tech Team assess water impacts from geothermal applications and frame an integrated challenge and opportunity space around the water-energy nexus for the Department and its partners.