There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.
42 U.S. Code § 17204. High cost region geothermal energy grant program
(a) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) Eligible entityThe term “eligible entity” means—
a political subdivision of a State;
an Indian tribe; or
a Native corporation.
(c) Eligible activitiesAn eligible entity may use grant funds under this section, with respect to a geothermal energy project in a high-cost region, only—
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
(e) Authorization of appropriations