This project focused on assessment and discovery of fluid-rock interaction in geothermal reservoirs. We accomplished work in four main areas: 1) fracture formation and the relationship between fluid flow and shear failure, 2) assessment of fracture geometry and fluid permeability ...
Madara, B. et al Pennsylvania State University
Jan 01, 2018 5 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
EGS field projects have not sustained production at rates greater than half of what is needed for economic viability. The primary limitation that makes commercial EGS infeasible is our current inability to cost-effectively create high-permeability reservoirs from impermeable, igne...
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Southern Methodist University Geothermal Laboratory, Eastman Chemical, Turbine Air Systems, and the Electric Power Research Institute are evaluating the feasibility of using geothermal heat to improve the efficiency of natural gas power pl...
Richards, M. et al Southern Methodist University
Jun 28, 2018 13 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
In California and Nevada, geothermal projects are subject to non-technical barriers, which may create development delays leading to higher project costs and risks and decreased competitiveness with other electricity generation technologies. These non-technical barriers may include...
Levine, A. et al National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mar 10, 2022 19 Resources 0 Stars Publicly accessible
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