U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Geothermal Technologies Office

Annual Peer Review Meeting

The Peer Review opened on April 22, with a plenary session. Pictured onstage are, from left: Kate Baker, Peer Review Chairwoman; Douglas Hollett, Director, Geothermal Technologies Office; and Bobi Garrett, Deputy Laboratory Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

The Peer Review opened on April 22, with a plenary session. Pictured onstage are, from left: Kate Baker, Peer Review Chairwoman; Douglas Hollett, Director, Geothermal Technologies Office; and Bobi Garrett, Deputy Laboratory Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

On April 22-25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Geothermal Technologies Office held its annual Peer Review Meeting at the Renaissance Denver Hotel in Denver, Colorado. 

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The annual Peer Review offers geothermal stakeholders an opportunity to learn about the projects funded by DOE across a wide spectrum of technical complexity and funding magnitude, from research and development to demonstration and analysis. The event also opens a dialogue with other respected researchers in geophysics, geochemistry, modeling, tools, and more. Each year, the Geothermal Technologies Office conducts this rigorous review by independent, qualified peers to assess key achievements in geothermal development and to meet strategic DOE guidelines.

The Office funds 154 research and development projects leveraging nearly $500 million in total combined investment. Each project represents a growing technology sector in conventional hydrothermal, low temperature and co-produced, or Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) technologies, as well as technical and non-technical research and analysis.

Presentations

Plenary Presentations

2013 Conference Links

Lunch Presentations

New! All Presentations

More Resources

For more information about our projects, visit our interactive projects database. And now available is our robust, technical report of last year's peer-reviewed projects: 2012 Geothermal Technologies Office Peer Review Report.

To see peer review meeting materials from prior years, click on the links below.

2012  |  2011  |  2010