“What’s Happening at the FORGE Site…”

  • Phase 2C Activities Kick-off

    Phase 2C Activities Kick-off

    Winter is at its tail end and the phase 2C activities are kicking off.Read More »
  • U Gets $140M for Geothermal Research

    U Gets $140M for Geothermal Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the Energy and Geosciences Institute (EGI) at the University of Utah to develop a geothermal laboratory.Read More »
  • The Forgotten Renewable

    The Forgotten Renewable

    NPR All Things Considered special on the FORGE project entitled 'The Forgotten Renewable: Geothermal Energy Production Heats Up'. Three and a half hours east of Los Angeles lies the Salton Sea, a manmade oasis in the heart of the Mojave Desert. It was created in 1905, when a canal broke and the Colorado River flooded…Read More »
  • Seismic Surveys Completed

    Seismic Surveys Completed

    Last week the Utah FORGE project completed a two- and three-dimensional seismic surveys to further characterize the project area’s buried granite reservoir. Specifically, the survey may help to identify any buried faults that might be zones of fluid flow. Seismic surveys create subsurface images by generating, recording, and analyzing sound waves that travel through the…Read More »