Geothermal Manufacturing Prize quarterfinalist Team PLUGS from Morgantown, WV, is optimizing, designing, and printing a sparger head for geothermal airlift systems. The team is made up of several experts with a wide range of expertise, including materials science, technology consulting, hydrogeology, and more.

Want to learn more about Team PLUGS and their technology? Check out their Ready! submission for more details on how they’re optimizing a gas sparger head for airlift. 

Team PLUGS 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.