Program Director, Superhot Rock Energy
Terra Rogers is the Program Director for Superhot Rock Energy at CATF. In this capacity, Terra leads CATF’s geothermal strategy and technical team to make clean, safe, zero-carbon energy possible anytime, anywhere. In 2022 she joined CATF to create a global vision for superhot rock and implement pathways for large-scale deployment. Terra has been active in the renewable energy industry since 2004 and has served as Sr. Vice President, Program Director and consultant to companies providing pioneering services and R&D solutions in the geothermal, biofuel and energy storage markets.
At CATF Ms. Rogers leverages her experience in power purchase negotiations and financial modeling for renewable energy startups to create the ecosystems necessary to foster and grow this promising new industry. Having secured over $100M in public funding to test, demonstrate, and deploy early-stage technologies, she offers insights into technology innovation, permitting, and business strategy. Before Terra turned her focus to research and new technology deployment, she worked within conventional geothermal at Ram Power where Terra led the project management and financial controls for a state-of-the-art, $0.5B geothermal power plant in Nicaragua.
Ms. Rogers speaks Spanish and holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School.