Fervo Energy announced that it has successfully completed the well test at its full-scale commercial geothermal pilot, Project Red, in northern Nevada. Fervo says the successful well test confirms the commercial viability of its drilling technology. The 30-day well test, a standard for geothermal, achieved a flowrate of 63 liters per second at high temperature that enables 3.5 MW of electric production, which Fervo says sets new records for both flow and power output from an enhanced geothermal system.

Fervo Energy launched in 2017, intending to use horizontal drilling technology and multi-stage well completion to scale geothermal power generation development. The company would also incorporate modern […]