Energy From the Earth: Geothermal Energy Briefing

Event Details

In this briefing, speakers will highlight recent successes in geothermal research and address questions, including:

  • What are geothermal systems and where are they located?
  • What water and land resources are necessary for geothermal energy production?
  • How have existing geothermal operations developed innovative solutions to address water use?
  • What does the future of geothermal energy production look like?


  • Jim Faulds, University of Nevada, Reno, and Nevada State Geologist
  • Jordan Macknick, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Andy Sabin, Navy Geothermal Program Office
  • Moderator: Doug Hollett, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy