Proposal Writing – Grant Success

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Listing of successful applied research grants from proposals submitted to private and government sources.  ATLAS personnel have considerable experience in successful proposal and grant preparation and completion of projects.

Proposal Title and Funding Source

Year

Budget

End Date

Start Date

Department of Energy ($254,202). (passed through the Arizona Geological Survey) Geothermal data development, acquisition and maintenance for Nevada (Price, Shevenell) 5/24/10-5/23/13.

2011

$194,771

5/31/14

9/1/09

Department of Energy (passed through the Arizona Geological Survey) ($504,202).  Geothermal data development, acquisition and maintenance for Nevada:  Supplemental funding for drilling new geothermal gradient holes, location of new geothermal systems, water sampling and shallow temperature surveys. (Shevenell, Price)

2011

$504,202

5/23/13

5/24/10

ARRA: NATL GEOTHERMAL TASK 8 – Drilling Support-NEPA

2011

5/23/13

5/24/10

ARRA: NATL GEOTHERMAL TASK 9 – collect water samples

2011

5/23/13

5/24/10

ARRA: NATL GEOTHERMAL TASK 10 – Shallow Temperature surveys

2011

5/23/13

5/24/10

ARRA: NATL GEOTHERMAL TASK 11 – Support 4 state drilling consortium

2011

5/23/13

5/24/10

ARRA: NATL GEOTHERMAL TASK 12 – Drilling 3-4 Gradient wells

2011

5/23/13

5/24/10

Department of Energy ($25,566). (passed through the Arizona Geological Survey) Geothermal data development, acquisition and maintenance for Nevada – Additional  award – Year 2 (Price, Shevenell) 5/24/10-5/23/13.

2010

$25,556

5/31/14

9/1/09

Department of Energy ($66,763, plus cost share) Geothermal Research in collaboration with the Desert Research Institute. (Shevenell, Vasquez) – total award to UNR  was $682,778.

2010

$66,763

12/31/12

2/5/10

U.S. Navy ($423,839) Geothermal Exploration in the Fallon NAS: Shallow Temperature Survey and Water Chemistry of Dixie Meadows and Southern Dixie Valley, Fault Imaging with Seismic Noise in Dixie Valley and Structural Analysis of BR-19 (Shevenell, Coolbaugh, Sladek, Penfield, Tibuleac, Louie, Faulds, Hinz, Scott)

2010

$109,847

12/31/12

11/10/10

Project Narrative – 2010 – Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (UNR) – Renewal of DE-FG36-02ID14311 (Submitted February 16, 2010) (Shevenell)

2010

$1,000,000

12/31/12

6/15/10

Upgrade and maintenance of the GBCGE databases and web site (Shevenell)

2010

$115,179

12/31/12

6/1/10

Department of Energy. ($541,878) A 3D-3C Reflection Seismic Survey and Data Integration to Identify the Seismic Response of Fractures and Permeable Zones over a Known Geothermal Resource: Soda Lake, Churchill Co., NV (Monastero (Magma), Louie, Shevenell)

2010

$541,878

6/30/10

Department of Energy (passed through the Arizona Geological Survey on behalf of the Association of American State Geologists) ($176,917) Geothermal Data Development, Acquisition, and Maintenance for Nevada, Tasks 1-7. (Price, Shevenell)

2009

$176,917

5/31/14

9/1/09

UNR-Renewable Energy Center Task 3 – Barrier Coatings for Geothermal-Fluid-Wetted Process Equipment ($375,000) (Kim, Shevenell)

2009

$375,000

5/15/12

3/16/09

Department of Energy ($139,068) Shallow Temperature and Soil Gas Surveys (Shevenell, Sladek, Coolbaugh, Kratt, Lechler)

2009

$139,068

12/31/11

10/1/09

Department of Energy ($995,000) Geothermal Workforce Education, Development and Retention (Shevenell, Lund (OIT), Blackwell (SMU), Horne (Stanford), Moore (Univ of Utah), Tester (Cornell))

2009

$995,000

12/31/12

2/1/10

Aerojet ($3,000) June 22, 2009. Water sampling along Garfield Rd to evaluate geothermal potential of the area (daily rate provided). (Shevenell, Penfield).

2009

$3,000

12/31/09

6/22/09

Department of Energy ($682,778, plus cost share) Geothermal Research and outreach at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy. (Shevenell, Faulds, Bell, Biasi)

2009

$682,778

12/31/12

11/5/09

Department of Energy ($698,240) National geothermal database by the geothermal database consortium (lead institution is Boise State on $5 M grant) (Shevenell, Hastings)

2009

$698,240

9/30/13

11/19/09

National Renewable Energy Laboratory ($153,400) Training the Geothermal Workforce Task 1 (Shevenell).

2009

$153,400

5/15/12

3/16/09

National Renewable Energy Laboratory ($118,503) Research to Locate Concealed Geothermal Systems (Coolbaugh, Lechler, Shevenell).

2009

$102,348

5/15/12

3/16/09

National Renewable Energy Laboratory ($118,503) Research to Locate Concealed Geothermal Systems - Management and Administration (Shevenell).

2009

$119,252

5/15/12

3/16/09

ImageAir ($43,064) Investigating the effects of near-surface geothermal heat flow on ground temperatures. (Coolbaugh, Shevenell)

2009

$43,064

12/31/12

4/1/09

National Renewable Energy Laboratory ($2,788) Geothermal Technologies Program R & D Risk Assessment:  Expert Input (Shevenell)

2009

$2,788

7/31/09

6/1/09

Department of Energy ($15,554) DOE Geothermal Technologies Program Proposal Review (Shevenell)

2009

$15,554

8/31/09

6/1/09

NV Energy – ($9,956).  Renewal proposal to Nevada Power for reimbursement for Participation in the Nevada Geothermal Energy Technical Advisory Panel (Shevenell).

2008

$9,956

12/31/11

6/30/08

Kodali, Inc. ($5662) Construction of probes for shallow temperature surveys on Kodali Inc properties.  (Shevenell, Sladek)

2008

$5,662

1/8/10

1/9/09

Blancey ($9752) Shallow temperature survey at Blancey properties (Shevenell, Sladek)

2008

$9,752

6/30/09

12/5/08

Hands on Ventures ($6650) . Shallow temperature survey at Hands on Ventures properties  (Shevenell, Sladek)

2008

$6,650

12/30/09

11/1/08

Sierra Geothermal ($5662) Construction of Field Probes to Measure Temperatures at 2 m Depth to Identify Thermal Anomalies During Geothermal Exploration. (Shevenell, Sladek)

2008

$5,662

6/30/09

1/1/09

Epsilon (Navy pass through) ($350,000) Geothermal Assessment of the Fallon Bombing Range 16 and Hawthorne Army Depot for the Geothermal Program Office (Shevenell, Coolbaugh, Faulds, Bell, Louie) – 10 sub tasks required to be managed.

2008

$350,000

6/30/10

3/2/09

Department of Energy – Golden Field Office ($350,000). Geothermal Research at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (Shevenell) .

2008

$320,000

12/31/12

11/1/07

Nevada Power – ($13,894).  Proposal to Nevada Power for Completion of a Geothermal Resource Location Map, 3rd edition of NBMG Map 141 (Shevenell). – became Map 161.

2008

$13,894

12/30/10

3/1/08

Preliminary evaluation of the Silver Peak geothermal area

2008

$3,926

6/30/09

7/1/08

Caldera Donation

2008

$9,333

12/5/08

NV Power – ($10,044) Proposal to NV Power for reimbursement for participation in the NV Power Technical Advisory Panel (Shevenell)

2007

$10,044

12/31/11

7/11/07

Applied Research Initiative (ARI) – UNR. ($121,572).  Operational Support of Research Activities of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (Shevenell).

2007

$121,572

12/31/09

6/1/07

Department of Energy – Golden Field Office ($990,000). Geothermal Research and outreach at the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (Shevenell).

2006

$990,000

12/31/12

6/15/06

Applied Research Initiative – ARI – (UNR) ($88,085).  Support for UNR Students to Participate in Research Projects of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (Shevenell)

2006

$88,085

6/30/08

7/1/06

Caithness Donation

2006

$6,000

3/15/06

UNR-Renewable Energy Center Project Management Task I-O ($130,098) (Gates, Shevenell)

2005

$130,098

12/31/07

7/5/05

UNR-Renewable Energy Center – Assessment of the Steamboat Area – Task 1-2-1B ($53,394) (Oppliger, Shevenell)

2005

$53,394

12/31/07

7/5/05

Department of Energy (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) ($46,339) UNR-REC Work Package Identifier I-2-1a “Site Assessment” of the Redfield Campus (Oppliger, Shevenell).

2005

$46,339

12/31/07

7/1/05

UNR Applied Research Initiative (ARI).  Support of the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy Industry Partnerships,. (Shevenell) $67,846.

2005

$67,846

6/30/07

6/15/05

Department of Energy (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) The Geothermal and Renewable Energy Laboratory of Nevada (GRELN) Overview. (Gates, Shevenell) $350,000.

2005

$350,000

12/30/07

7/5/05

Department of Energy – Golden Field Office ($992,133). Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach (Shevenell) .

2005

$992,133

12/31/10

6/1/05

Phase I, Task A:  Geothermal Assessment – Pyramid Paiute Indian Tribe – GIS Compilation of Existing Data

2005

12/31/06

10/25/04

Phase I, Task B:  Geothermal Assessment – Pyramid Paiute Indian Tribe – Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

2005

12/31/06

10/25/04

Task C-1:  Geothermal Assesment – Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe – Digital Mapping of surface geothermal spring deposits

2005

$20,386

12/31/06

10/25/04

Task C-2:  Geothermal Assesment – Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe – Sampling and Analysis of Spring waters for geochemistry and evaluation of subsurface temperatures

2005

$22,365

12/31/06

10/25/04

Task C-3:  Geothermal Assesment – Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe – Integration of Results from subtasks

2005

$10,807

12/31/06

10/25/04

Geothermal Assesment – Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe – Compilation and Interpretation of Regional Gravity and Aeromagnetic Data

2005

$46,140

12/31/06

10/25/04

Geothermal Assesment – Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe -Structural Controls and Regional Synthesis: Targeting Favorable Areas for Future Exploration

2005

$35,959

12/31/06

10/25/04

Support for study to determine geothermal workforce need by TMCC through the Renewable Energy Center - Partially funded

2005

$25,000

9/30/06

8/1/05

Department of Energy (Pyramid Paiute Indian Tribe pass-through).  Geothermal Assessment of Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation (PLPR) Lands (Shevenell, Coolbaugh, Oppliger, Faulds, Calvin, Louie) $271,778 (partial funding – $136,827 for two of the tasks- Phase I, Tasks A and B).

2004

$136,827

6/31/07

10/25/04

Department of Energy (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) ($60,617 – follow on funding) Continuation of Exploratory drilling program to evaluate the lifetime and current potential of the Humboldt House geothermal system, Pershing County, Nevada. (Tempel, Shevenell)

2004

$60,617

3/31/07

12/10/04

Department of Energy – Golden Field Office ($981,000): Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach (Shevenell).

2004

$981,000

12/31/12

6/1/04

Department of Energy (Nevada State Energy Office pass-through) ($27,894) Workshop to Highlight Recent Advances and Discoveries in Geothermal Systems in the Great Basin (Shevenell). 

2004

$27,894

8/31/05

10/15/04

Department of Energy – Idaho Operations Office ($963,364): Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach (Shevenell, Long). 

2003

$936,364

12/31/12

5/19/03

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (DOE) ($499,494) Exploratory drilling program to evaluate the lifetime and current potential of the Humboldt House geothermal system, Pershing County, Nevada. (Tempel, Shevenell, Ellis, Waibel, Barta).

2003

$499,494

6/30/06

4/2/03

Geothermal spring sampling in Nevada (Shevenell, Garside)

2003

$63,933

9/30/04

9/20/03

Desert Peak-Bradys Geothermal Assessment

2003

$37,700

9/30/04

3/20/03

Department of Energy – Idaho Operations Office ($936,000): Expanding Geothermal Resource Utilization in Nevada through Directed Research and Public Outreach (Shevenell, Taranik). 

2002

$936,000

9/30/06

1/1/02

Fallon Paiute Shoshone Indian Reservation (Bureau of Indian Affairs pass-through) ($98,564) First-Stage data collection for geothermal assessment of Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Reservation Lands (Garside, Shevenell) – funded at revised budget of  $39,686

2002

$39,686

12/31/03

7/10/02

U.S. Department of Energy, Geographic Information System for GeoPowering the West (Taranik, Coolbaugh, Shevenell)

2002

$146,026

9/30/06

3/22/02

Dixie Valley Workshop (Shevenell, Taranik)

2002

$24,000

8/31/02

3/15/02

Nevada State Energy Office (DOE, Geothermal Division pass-through) ($74,728) Nevada Geothermal Resources Database and Web Site (Shevenell, Garside)

2001

$74,728

6/30/04

9/1/01

U.S. Geological Survey, Construction of an electronic database of geothermal and mineral water and gas samples collected by the USGS in the Western U.S., (Shevenell), $34,244.

2001

$34,244

8/31/02

6/18/01

DOE, Geothermal Division: Update of Geothermal Resources Map of Nevada (Garside, Shevenell), $20,343.

2000

$20,343

8/30/00

4/17/00

University of Nevada, Reno, Junior Faculty Research Award Program: Timing of metal mobility and deposition from actively degassing magmas (Shevenell), $2000.

1997

$2,000

8/1/98

2/1/97

U.S. Department of Energy, Geothermal Division: Geochemical modeling of productive geothermal resources in Nevada: Calibration and testing of the DOE brine chemistry model GEOTHERM (Shevenell, DeRocher),  $38,768.

1995

$38,768

11/30/98

4/24/05

Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office: Assessment of geothermal resources within the controlled area (Shevenell, Garside), $49,864.

1995

$49,864

11/1/95

1/1/95

Non Geothermal proposals
Florida Canyon Mining, Inc. ($3064): Interpretation of Tritium Data from Groundwaters Near the Florida Canyon Mine (Shevenell) 6/17/02-8/31/02.

2002

$3,064

8/31/02

6/17/02

Geological Society of America. Travel grant to attend the International Geological Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 6–17, 2000 (Shevenell), $1475.

2000

$1,475

8/17/00

8/6/00

Nevada Division of Emergency Management and FEMA: Natural Hazards in the Laughlin, Nevada area (Faulds, House, Shevenell), 3/99–3/00, $66,200.

1999

$66,200

3/1/00

3/1/99

National Science Foundation: Acquisition of a stable isotope facility to study earth and environmental systems and processes (Arehart, Poulson, Shevenell, Karlin, Tempel), 6/99–6/02, $240,000.

1999

$240,000

8/31/01

9/1/99

BHP Nevada Mining Company: Third party review of technical documents related to hydrogeology (Shevenell), 5/97–8/98, $7,000.

1997

$7,000

8/5/98

8/6/97

DEPSCoR program, Army Research Office: Use of well hydrographs in shallow, fractured aquifers to determine specific yields and continuum transmissivities (Shevenell), 9/96–6/00, $119,299.

1996

$119,299

6/3/00

8/1/96

Lockheed-Martin Energy Systems: Hydrograph analysis and the evaluation of the role of storm events on colloid mobilization in groundwaters (Shevenell), 3/96–9/96, $10,739.

1996

$10,739

9/1/96

3/1/96

Getchell Gold Corporation, Water-rock interaction at Getchell Gold Corporation’s open pits (Shevenell, Tempel, Lechler, Price), 11/96–10/99, $165,859.

1996

$165,859

10/1/99

11/1/96

Extension – Getchell Gold Corporation, Water-rock interaction at Getchell Gold Corporation’s open pits (Shevenell, Tempel, Lechler, Price)

1996

$4,000

10/1/99

11/1/96

First Miss Corporation: Interpretation of tritium data from groundwaters near the Getchell Mine (Shevenell), 2/96–2/97, $2500.

1996

$2,500

2/18/97

2/19/96

Martin Marietta Energy Systems:  Evaluation of groundwater geochemistry and role of storm events and ionic strength on colloid mobilization in groundwaters at the Y-12 Plant (Shevenell), 6/95–9/96, $26,857.

1995

$26,857

9/1/96

6/1/95

Western Governor’s Association: Nevada abandoned/idle mine characterization (Price, Shevenell, Lechler), 5/95–12/95, $59,600.

1995

$59,600

12/1/95

5/1/95

Groundwater Program Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Analysis and interpretation of aquifer characteristics in the karst Maynardville Limestone and Copper Ridge Dolomite at the Y-12 Plant (Shevenell), 5/94–5/96, $48,711.

1994

$48,711

5/1/96

5/1/94

Maynardville Karst

1994

$86,762

9/30/96

5/5/94

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management: Geographic Information System (GIS) compilation of abandoned mines and hydrologic data to evaluate the potential effects on surface and groundwater in Clark County, Nevada, Task 5 (Shevenell, Henry, Castor), 11/94–12/95, $55,920.

1994

$55,920

12/31/95

11/9/94

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management: Abandoned mine lands inventory at Pyramid Lake (Henry, Castor, Shevenell, Hess), 11/94–9/95, $3,912.

1994

$3,912

9/30/95

11/1/94

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management: Digitization of Nevada mine locations from USGS 1:24,000 scale topographic maps, Abandoned mines GIS compilation (Henry, Castor, Shevenell, Hess), 11/94–10/95, $14,902.

1994

$14,902

10/31/95

11/1/94

U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management: Investigations of pit water-pit wall interactions in Nevada precious metal mines (Connors, Shevenell), 2/93–12/96, $146,000.

1993

$146,000

12/1/96

2/1/93

NON-GEOTHERMAL PROJECTS – NO LINKED PROPOSALS – YET
All Grants:

$14,987,896

Geothermal:

$13,925,096

 

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