Project Overview

What is the Utah Forge Project? Utah Forge aims to research and develop EGS technology that could be used to generate power using geothermal energy. The project will involve drilling of two wells underground, create fractures to develop reservoirs, and circulate water through the wells and reservoir to heat the water using underground heat.


Infographic Timeline

Scroll through the history of the Utah FORGE project from 2017 to most recent 2020.


Binary Power Plant Animation

How is geothermal heat used to produce energy in a binary power plant? See what is happening in a binary power plant through an animated video.



The video Energy Success Stories: Discovering Utah's Geothermal Potential  is the introduction to the DOE FORGE project and video series created by the Office of Energy Development (GOED) featuring the Utah FORGE project.


Video 1 of 4 FORGING New Geothermal Technologies: Part One is the introduction to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) FORGE program to develop an innovative underground geothermal laboratory near Milford, UT.


Video 2 of 4 FORGE: Exploring Utah's Potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems - Part Two explores the technology behind enhanced geothermal systems, and the State's leadership on discovering Utah's potential for driving this innovation forward.


Video 3 of 4 Unearthing the Utah FORGE Site’s Data follows the awardee of the $140 Mln grant, the Utah FORGE team at the University of Utah


Video 4 of 4 - FORGEing into the future presents the year in review since the grant was awarded to the University of Utah and the vision of FORGE for the future of geothermal energy development