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September 17, 2018

Geothermal Technologies Could Push Energy Storage Beyond Batteries

Three new projects at will tap geothermal energy to advance new energy storage applications as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Grid Modernization Initiative.

July 25, 2018

Guangdong Zhu: Tapping Varied Experience to Advance Geothermal Energy

Guangdong Zhu's career has involved modeling work with a variety of high-temperature fluids, including geothermal resources and concentrating solar power.

May 18, 2018

Access to Data Accelerates Innovation and Adoption of Geothermal Technologies

The future of the geothermal sector is being driven by data-informed decisions and research. NREL's geothermal team is developing several tools and platforms to streamline the collection and sharing of geothermal data sets, enabling new breakthroughs in geothermal research and development.

March 27, 2018

Koenraad Beckers: A Love of Science Benefits Geothermal Research

In June, NREL researcher Koenraad Beckers will bike from Boise, Idaho, to Yellowstone National Park. The ride is typical for this avid biker. The reason though is unusual. Passionate about geothermal energy research, he wants to observe the hot water in both places.

February 6, 2018

News Release: NREL Taps Young to Oversee Geothermal Energy Program

In her new role, Young will work closely with NREL management to establish the lab's geothermal energy portfolio, including research and development geared toward advancing the use of geothermal energy as a renewable power source.

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