Director Doug Hollett Speaks to Nation's Largest Geothermal Industry Gathering
Presentations are now posted to the website and inform on the priorities and initiatives of the Energy Department's role in accelerating deployment of geothermal energy.
DOE's First Commercial EGS Success Sends Power to the Grid
This year, DOE's Desert Peak project became the first Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) in the U.S. to send power to the grid. Ormat Technologies' commercial success at Desert Peak, Nevada demonstrates that EGS technologies are within reach right now.
Caldwell Ranch: Innovative Exploration Technologies Yield Geothermal Potential
Geothermal Brine Brings Low-Cost Power with Big Potential
ElectraTherm generates power from low temperature geothermal resources.
The Power of the National Geothermal Data System
Thanks for joining us at the Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting in October. Exciting new details on the National Geothermal Data System User Interface Testing were shared.
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