U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Geothermal Technologies Office
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
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.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.