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Table 2 Results of the spatial analysis and estimation of the geothermal potential for the GWHP system: maximal extension of the 1-K isotherm in x and y-direction, the number of wells, geothermal potential

From: Meeting the demand: geothermal heat supply rates for an urban quarter in Germany

Scenario Area Max x (m) Max y (m) Number of wells E (GWh) S (%)
Before After
7 UA 162 13 28 1.6 16 34
9 UA 162 13 7 0.4 25 54
UA and LA 127 12 37 2.2
  1. UA Upper Aquifer, LA Lower Aquifer