U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Geothermal Technologies Office
Doug Hollett Gives Keynote Presentation at Stanford Geothermal Workshop
January 30, 2012
The Program Manager of the
Geothermal Technologies Program, Doug Hollett gave a keynote address at the 37th
Stanford Geothermal Workshop in Stanford, California. The workshop brings
together engineers, scientists and managers involved in geothermal reservoir
studies and developments, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas on the
exploration, development and use of geothermal resources.
Emphasizing the benefits of the Program and the geothermal
resource potential, Mr. Hollett outlined the future direction of the Program,
and highlighted portfolio projects with potential to make long-term impacts on
geothermal development and deployment in the United States.
Mr. Hollett announced the dates of the Geothermal
Technologies Program 2012 Peer Review, to be held May 7-11, 2012 in
Westminster, Colorado. Principal investigators will present the results of
their projects for peer review, learn and network with other stakeholders and
Program staff. Approximately 169 projects will be presented, representing a
total U.S. Department of Energy investment of over $340 million.
Today, also marked the release of an updated Induced
Seismicity Protocol which provides a set of guidance detailing useful steps
geothermal project proponents can take to address induced seismicity issues.
View Mr. Hollett's presentation, learn more about the Stanford
Geothermal Workshop, or download the Induced