US awards $29m for geothermal energy

Funding worth $29 million (£21.9m) has been awarded for geothermal energy in the US. Two teams at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Utah will use the cash for the third phase of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE). Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) are the means by which resources are accessed […]

$31m boost for geothermal energy research

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing up to $31 million (£18.2m) for a field laboratory dedicated to “cutting-edge” geothermal energy research. The funding will be used for the initial phases of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), which will look into enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). EGS are engineered reservoirs which […]