Geothermal Manufacturing Prize quarterfinalist Team Sage Geosystems from Houston, TX, is developing a closed-loop geothermal system by utilizing metal 3D printing to engineer a highly efficient helical downhole heat exchanger. The team is led by father-daughter duo Lev and Marina Ring, who have experience in physics and engineering. 

Want to learn more about Team Sage Geosystems and their technology? Check out their Ready! submission for more details on their closed-loop helical downhole heat exchanger. 

Team Sage Geosystems will continue competing in the Geothermal Prize Set! Contest, where they will submit a design for their technology. The Set! Contest is open to new and current competitors through Feb. 17.