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The Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) partners with industry, academia, and research facilities to further the development of geothermal energy technologies. Competitive solicitations issued as Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) are the principal mechanism used to contract for cost-shared research, development, and demonstration projects.

Current geothermal-related funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office are listed below.

To explore current financial opportunity solicitations, click on the opportunity titles in the table below. To sort the list, click on the arrows in the column headings.

Technology Solicitation Title Open Date Close Date
Geothermal Integrated Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) research and development
Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office
02/21/2014 04/30/2014
Geothermal Low Temperature Geothermal Mineral Recovery Program
Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office
02/04/2014 05/02/2014
Geothermal Federal Loan Guarantees for Advanced Fossil Energy Projects
U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office
01/12/2014 11/30/2016
Geothermal FORGE Notice Of Intent
Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office
Not Available Not Available

Pre-Application Registration Process

To submit an application for a solicitation listed here, applicants must register with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's eXCHANGE. Applicants are encouraged to review registration requirements and to register early.

An eXCHANGE user's manual is available to assist potential funding opportunity applicants.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to leave sufficient time to upload FOA applications. For technical difficulties or assistance from EERE with uploading an application, contact EERE-ExchangeSupport@hq.doe.gov.

Visit the eXCHANGE interactive FAQs for more information or to have a specific question answered.

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