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News Archives - 2011

January

Applications Now Being Accepted for National Geothermal Academy
Handbook of Best Practices for Geothermal Drilling Released

February

Draft Needs Assessment for Innovative Exploration Technologies Released
DOE Leverages Fossil Energy Expertise to Develop And Explore Geothermal Energy Resources
DOE Requests $3.2 Billion for Renewable Energy, Efficiency in FY 2012
Department of Energy Finalizes $96.8 Million Loan Guarantee for Oregon Geothermal Project

March

Geothermal Capacity Could More than Double by 2020: Pike Research
Department of Energy Announces Funding to Support the Next Generation of American Scientists and Engineers
DOE Helps Launch the Multi-Agency i6 Green Challenge for Commercialization
Roadmap Finalized for Low-Temperature, Coproduced, and Geopressured Technologies
Geothermal Startup Will Put Carbon Dioxide to Good Use
BLM Lists 2011 Priority Renewable Energy Projects
Guide to Geothermal Power Finance Released

April

Nevada's Beowawe Geothermal Plant Begins Generating Clean Energy

May

President Obama visits Geothermal Technologies Program Partner
Funding Opportunity: Technology Advancement for Rapid Development of Geothermal Resources in the U.S.

June

Department of Energy Announces up to $70 Million to Advance Technology and Reduce Cost of Geothermal Energy
Secretary Chu, Senator Reid Announce Department of Energy Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee for Nevada Geothermal Project
Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations Report Now Available
Enhanced Geothermal Systems Roadmap Workshops
Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar: Technology Advancement for Rapid Development of Geothermal Resources (DE-FOA-0000522)
Department of Energy Awards More Than $11 Million to Advance Innovative Geothermal Energy Technologies
U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Electricity Technology Evaluation Model (GETEM) Webinar

July

Amendment to Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0000522: Geothermal Technology Advancement for Rapid Development of Resources in the U.S.

August

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley to Visit Surprise Valley Electrification Corp. Project Site

September

Department of Energy Awards up to $38 Million to Advance Technology and Reduce Cost of Geothermal Energy

October

First Google.Org-Funded Geothermal Mapping Report Confirms Vast Coast-to-Coast Clean Energy Source

December

Video: “Deep Heat” Explains Geothermal Energy
Senate Energy Committee Passes New Geothermal Legislation


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