News Archives - 2011
August 1, 2011
This webinar provided an overview of the model and its use with an emphasis on how the model calculates the generation costs associated with exploration and confirmation activities, well field development, and reservoir definition.
August 1, 2011
Earlier this spring, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) assembled a panel of geothermal experts to identify the obstacles to geothermal energy growth and more.
May 9, 2011
Department of Energy to Issue Funding Opportunity: Technology Advancement for Rapid Development of Geothermal Resources in the U.S.
In early June 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Program (GTP) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement to expand its partnership with the geothermal community on geothermal systems research and development throughout the United States.
April 14, 2011
NREL, the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), the Colorado Governor's Energy Office, and the U.S. Navy Geothermal Program will hold the first joint Geothermal Research Symposium on May 23 – 24, 2011, at CSM.
March 21, 2011
NREL is working to address the challenges currently related to low-temperature geothermal power production units as part of a three-way agreement between NREL, the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Program, and the Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center, just north of Casper, Wyoming.
March 16, 2011
NREL has released the Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance (the Guidebook) to facilitate further investment in conventional geothermal projects in the United States.
March 3, 2011
The first geothermal Innovation Spectrum case study tells the story of The Geysers geothermal power plant in California and how NREL stepped in to develop a technology that dramatically boosted the production efficiency of the plant when it waned in the 1990s.
March 2, 2011
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has finalized a $96.8 million Recovery Act supported loan guarantee to a project sponsored by U.S. Geothermal, Inc. to construct a 23 megawatt (net) geothermal power project in Malheur County, in southeastern Oregon.