Clean Energy and Power

Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Pilot Demonstrations

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$84,000,000.00
Bureau Name Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Industry, National Labs, institutes of higher education, multi-institutional collaborations, Tribes, and local communities
Program Description To support a program of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application for enhanced geothermal systems.
Eligible Uses Four pilot demonstration projects to be carried out in locations that are potentially commercially viable for enhanced geothermal systems development, while also considering environmental impacts to the maximum extent practicable, as determined by the Secretary."�Demonstration projects will collectively demonstrate different geologic settings, a variety of development techniques, and"� to the extent practicable will use existing sites where subsurface characterization or geothermal energy integration analysis has been conducted. link
Statutory Location 41007
Federal Cost Share Requirement TBD