42 U.S. Code § 17204 - High cost region geothermal energy grant program
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In this section:
(1) Eligible entity
The term “eligible entity” means—
The Secretary shall use amounts made available to carry out this section to make grants to eligible entities for activities described in subsection (c).
(c) Eligible activities
An eligible entity may use grant funds under this section, with respect to a geothermal energy project in a high-cost region, only—
(1) to conduct a feasibility study, including a study of exploration, geochemical testing, geomagnetic surveys, geologic information gathering, baseline environmental studies, well drilling, resource characterization, permitting, and economic analysis;
(d) Cost sharing
The cost-sharing requirements of section 16352 of this title shall apply to any project carried out under this section.