Monday, January 30, 2017

USA, California: Funding Available to Study Mineral Recovery from Geothermal Brines

Grant Funding Opportunity - GFO-16-509 (California Energy Commission)

Geothermal Grant and Loan Program (GRDA) - Mineral Recovery from Geothermal Brines

The purpose of this GFO is to solicit grant funding applications from eligible local jurisdictions and private entities for geothermal energy-related projects in California that meet all of the following requirements:
  1. The project is for recovery of lithium, metals, agricultural products, or other beneficial minerals from highly mineralized geothermal brines;
  2. The project is located at a geothermal facility in existence on January 1, 2017, that is in a Disadvantaged Community and provides local employment opportunities; and
  3. The project uses commercially available technologies for the mineral or product recovery processes.
Deadline to submit Applications: March 10, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

Submit applications for this solicitation electronically through the Grant Solicitation System........

How to Apply using the Grant Solicitation System (MP4 FIle)

Solicitation Files. (MS Word and Excel files)

Pre-Application Workshop

February 2, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
California Energy Commission
Imbrecht Hearing Room (Hearing Room B)
1516 9th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Meeting Number: 920 611 716
Meeting Password: Not required
Topic: GRDA - Mineral Recovery from Geothermal Brines