Low Temperature Geothermal Mineral Recovery Program

February 19, 2014 03:51 PM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

Golden Field Office — Department of Energy Deadline: May 2, 2014

The Energy Department seeks up to ten 1-2 year feasibility and/or applied R&D projects that will lead to commercialized technologies. Geothermal mining of rare earth and near-critical metals are the focus of this research, with the intent to effectively lower the cost of geothermal energy production while diversifying and stabilizing the supply of critical materials for domestic industries.

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