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Video: Introducing the FORGE geothermal EGS research project in Utah

Screenshot from FORGE video (source: YouTube)
Alexander Richter 17 Oct 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy's FORGE geothermal research program is funding currently two research projects in Nevada and Utah. The FORGE project in Utah is featured in this rather nice video.

Since 2015, the University of Utah’s Energy & Geoscience Institute, OED and other key partners have been leading an effort through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) FORGE program to develop an innovative underground geothermal laboratory near Milford, UT.

In 2016, the DOE announced $29 million in phase 2 funding for the University of Utah and Sandia National Laboratories in Nevada. Each team has until Spring 2018 to fully instrument, characterize and permit candidate sites for an underground laboratory to conduct cutting-edge research on EGS.

Late last month the project has released the video here below, introducing the project and the work being conducted. A rather nice video indeed.