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DOE’s Latest Energy Earthshot Will Tackle Technical, Economic Challenges for Enhanced Geothermal Systems

The Department of Energy’s (DOE)’s latest Energy Earthshot will seek to cut the cost of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) to $45/MWh by 2035, an ambitious goal that would shave current…


Large-Scale Enhanced Geothermal System Trial Successfully Completed

A federally backed effort to advance enhanced geothermal system (EGS) technologies in Utah marked a significant milestone with successful completion of its first large-scale 10-day stimulation in a deep-deviated well.…


Is Geothermal Power on the Brink of a Boom?

An erupting geothermal geyser showing areas of geothermally altered ground. Photo credit: Sigurdur William Brynjarsson/Geothermal Resources Council After several years of stagnancy, prospects for the geothermal power industry are heating…


Q&A With Geothermal Experts

Geothermal energy has been around forever, used as a heating source across the world. Today it has surfaced as another renewable resource, with advancements in drilling technology bringing down costs…


New Plant Design Options Expand Geothermal Power Operations

Geothermal energy may not be a large contributor to the U.S. power mix—it provided less than 0.5% of total U.S. generation in 2015—but it is a reliable and dispatchable renewable…