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Recovery Act: Geothermal Technologies Program

Funding: Up to $350,000,000

Open Date: 05/27/2009

Close Date: 07/22/2009

Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000109


The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) intends to continue its partnership with the geothermal community on geothermal systems research, exploration, demonstration, and development throughout the United States. This three-topic FOA will focus on areas associated with geothermal energy as outlined in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), Sections 613 and 616. This FOA will also address section 931(a)(2)(C) of the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of 2005. Funding will be made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

The topic areas are:

Topic Area 1: Validation of Innovative Exploration Technologies

Topic Area 2: Geothermal Energy Production from Low Temperature Resources, Coproduced Fluids from Oil and Gas Wells, and Geopressured Resources

Topic Area 3: Geothermal Data Development, Collection, and Maintenance

Additional Information:

For more information, see this synopsis. For the full FOA, read these instructions to download the document using the Search Public Opportunities feature at FedConnect.

Last updated: 06/03/2009

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.