Geothermal Technologies News

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June 10, 2024

Geothermal Collegiate Competition Winners Partner With Osage Nation To Address Energy Sovereignty

The University of Oklahoma won the 2023 Technical Track with their design for sustainable greenhouse heating and cooling using geothermal energy.

April 30, 2024

NREL Selected As Part of $1.6M in Federal Funding To Explore Potential of Geologic Hydrogen

NREL was recently selected as one of 16 teams to research enhanced production of geologic hydrogen by the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy program.

Feb. 29, 2024

Leap Into New Capabilities: REopt Offers Enhanced Energy Solutions

The REopt team at NREL has significantly enhanced the publicly available REopt web tool and its underlying open-source code, providing more powerful capabilities.

Feb. 15, 2024

2023 Geothermal Collegiate Competition Winners Innovate To Meet Community Energy Needs

The winners of the U.S. Department of Energy 2023 Geothermal Collegiate Competition rose to the top by innovating to meet community energy needs through clean, renewable geothermal heating and cooling.

Jan. 26, 2024

New Analysis Highlights Geothermal Heat Pumps as Key Opportunity in Switch to Clean Energy

A new analysis from Oak Ridge National Laboratory and NREL found that installing geothermal heat pumps in around 70% of U.S. buildings could save as much as 593 terawatt-hours of electricity generation annually.


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