Wednesday, October 5, 2016

USA: NREL Map of Geothermal Energy in the United States of America

Interactive map of geothermal resources in the United States (AGI)

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Geothermal Prospector provides a huge amount of information about geothermal energy in the United States. The interactive map includes:
  • Known geothermal resource areas and exploration regions
  • State geothermal maps
  • Geothermal potential for enhanced geothermal systems (EGS)
  • Low-temperature geothermal resources
  • Identified hydrothermal sites
  • Great Basin hot spring and well analyses
  • Geological map of the United States, including detailed maps for some states
  • FORGE project sites
  • Geothermal infrastructure - plants in operation and development, transmission infrastructure, and wells
  • Geothermal leasing information
  • Solar power information for those interested in hybrid solar-geothermal plants.