GEOTHERMAL

Transitional Energy awarded US$2.5 million to convert oil wells to geothermal

Transitional Energy, a geothermal development company, has been selected to receive a US$2,500,000 award from the US Department of Energy Geothermal Technologies Office to support the transition of hydrocarbon wells into geothermal wells, helping to advance the Biden-Harris Administration’s goals of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and a carbon-free grid by 2035.

 Hydrocarbon wells at a field in Nevada are set to be transitioned into geothermal wells

Hydrocarbon wells at a field in Nevada are set to be transitioned into geothermal wells

The goal of the project is to generate up to 1MW of renewable, baseload power from the operating Blackburn Oilfield in Nevada. This will be done through the installation of state-of-the-art, American-made...

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