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Development of the GeoRePORT System


Interested in getting involved in the development of this GeoRePORT System? Feel free to attend one of our upcoming events, review the content on this website and in the presentations and papers below, and provide comment and feedback. We'd love to hear from you!




Meetings & Workshops

The GeoRePORT System team presented initial concepts at geothermal conferences in autumn 2014, and is planning to participate in international events in late 2014 and 2015 to continue open lines of communication with the global geothermal community.


2014 GEA National Geothermal Summit
Pre-Meeting Workshop
August 4, 2014 (Reno, Nevada)
Approximately 50 industry members, academics, and decision makers in attendance for 2-hour workshop
PRESENTATION: GRRM at 2014 Pre-GEA-Summit Workshop

2014 GRC Annual Meeting
Pre-Meeting Workshop
September 28, 2014 (Portland, Oregon)
Approximately 15 high-level industry members and decision makers in attendance for 4-hour extensive discussion of GeoRePORT System content
PRESENTATION: Overview of Research and Methodology
HANDOUTS: meeting handouts

IGA Meeting on Reporting Standards
December 8-9, 2014 (Bonn, Germany)
Discussion during meeting of reporting standards and GeoRePORT System

IGA-UNFC Working Group Meeting
March 4-5, 2015 (Washington, D.C.)
PRESENTATION: IGA Working Group Meeting - NREL Update

2015 World Geothermal Congress
Conference Participation
April 19-24, 2015 (Melbourne, Australia)
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT System at 2015 World Geothermal Congress
PAPER: Katherine R. Young, Anna M. Wall, Patrick F. Dobson, Mitchell Bennett, and Brittany Segneri. 2015. Measuring Impact of U.S. DOE Geothermal Technologies Office Funding: Considerations for Development of a Geothermal Resource Reporting Metric. In: Proceedings, World Geothermal Congress. World Geothermal Congress; 2015/04/19; Melbourne, Australia. Australia: World Geothermal Congress; p. (N/A)

2015 GTO Peer Review
Presentation and Workshop
May 11-14, 2015 (Westminster, CO)
SUMMARY: 3-pg Project Summary
PRESENTATION: GRRM Presentation at GTO Peer Review

2015 GRC Annual Meeting
Conference Participation
September 21, 2015 (Reno, NV)
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT Presentation at GRC Technical Session
POSTER: GeoRePORT Poster at GRC Poster Session
PAPER: Katherine R. Young, Anna M. Wall, and Patrick F. Dobson. 2015. Geothermal Resource Reporting Metric (GRRM) Developed for the U.S. Department of Energy's Geothermal Technologies Office. In: GRC Transactions. Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting; 2015/09/20; Reno, NV. Reno, NV: Geothermal Resources Council; p. 16

2016 Stanford Geothermal Workshop
Conference Participation and Workshop
February 22, 2016 (Palo Alto, CA)
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT Presentation on Technical Assessment Tool with Example Application to DOE's Play Fairway Analysis (PFA) Projects
PAPER: Alex Badgett, Katherine R. Young, Patrick F. Dobson. 2016. Technical Feasibility Aspects of the Geothermal Resource Reporting Methodology (GRRM). In: Proceedings. 41st Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering; 2016/02/22; Stanford, CA. Stanford, CA: Stanford University; p. 21 pages

2016 DOE GeoVision Meeting
Progress Update to Visionary Team
March 17, 2016 (Washington, D.C.)
PRESENTATION: Progress on the Development of the Socio-Economic Attributes for use in the GeoVision Study

GeoRePORT Geothermal SedHEAT Mapping Workshop
Public workshop to discuss application of GeoRePORT to mapping of sedimentary basins
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 (Golden, CO)
PRESENTATION: Sedimentary Geothermal Resources Overview Jennifer Livermore, NEOS
PRESENTATION: Overview of the GeoRePORT Protocol Kate Young, NREL
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT Baseline Examples Kate Young, NREL
PRESENTATION: Role of Value of Information (VOI) for Possible Sed Heat GeoRePORT Projects Whitney Trainor-Guitton, CSM

GeoRePORT Webinar for Clean Energy Solutions Center
With support from the USAID Power Africa initiative
July 31, 2018 (Recorded Webinar)
Provides an overview of GeoRePORT with Audience Q&A at the end. Also dubbed and transcribed into French.
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT: Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Technique (Slides)
WEBINAR RECORDING: GeoRePORT: Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Technique (Webinar)

2019 GRC Annual Meeting: GeoRePORT Case Studies
Reporting Using Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Tool
September 17, 2019 (Palm Springs, CA)
Provides an overview of four GeoRePORT case studies.
PAPER: GeoRePORT Case Study Examples: Reporting Using the Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Technique
PRESENTATION: GeoRePORT Case Study Examples: Reporting Using the Geothermal Resource Portfolio Optimization and Reporting Technique
CASE STUDY SPREADSHEETS: GeoRePORT Case Study Example Spreadsheets (on GDR)

2019 GRC Annual Meeting: GeoVision - Barriers TaskForce
Quantifying Barriers to Geothermal Development Using GeoRePORT
September 17, 2019 (Palm Springs, CA)
Provides an overview of GeoRePORT's SocioEconomic Analysis Tool and its application in quantifying non-technical barriers to geothermal development.
PRESENTATION: GeoVision: Quantifying Barriers to Geothermal Development Using GeoRePORT
REPORT: GeoVision Analysis Supporting Task Force Report: Barriers - An Analysis of Non-Technical Barriers to Geothermal Deployment and Potential Improvement Scenarios