FORO Energy partners with the U.S. Department of Energy to Commercialize High-Power Lasers
DOE works with cutting-edge technology developers to pioneer tools and applications that accelerate the adoption of geothermal energy. To extend the available heat extraction per well, the Office partnered with FORO Energy to design a high-power laser system with the potential to decrease hard-rock drilling costs.
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Alaska's Aleutian Island Chain Hold Promise for Geothermal Development
Near a volcano in a remote part of the Alaskan Aleutian Island chain, the largest seafood production facility in North America could be completely powered by geothermal energy. A new study, leveraged with Energy Department investments, reports this area could have nearly ten times the geothermal energy potential originally estimated.