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  1. Content type: Research

    Mineral precipitates (scaling) from deep saline thermal waters often constitute a major problem during geothermal energy production. The occurrence of scale-fragments accumulating and clogging pipes, filters, ...

    Authors: Ronny Boch, Albrecht Leis, Edith Haslinger, Johann E. Goldbrunner, Florian Mittermayr, Heinz Fröschl, Dorothee Hippler and Martin Dietzel

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:4

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  2. Content type: Research

    The article explores the significance of abundant geothermal resources Icelanders enjoy, the comfort of inexpensively heated homes and easily accessible year-round public spaces where young and old can gather ...

    Authors: Örn D. Jónsson and Ólafur Rastrick

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:2

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  3. Content type: Research

    The European Molasse Basin is a Tertiary foreland basin at the northern front of the Alps, which is filled with mostly clastic sediments. These Molasse sediments are underlain by Mesozoic sedimentary successio...

    Authors: Anna M. Przybycin, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth and Michael Schneider

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:1

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  4. Content type: Research

    Three-dimensional geophysical inversion modeling of gravity data has been performed to test the validity of a 3D geologic model constructed for the Bradys geothermal area. Geophysical modeling was implemented ...

    Authors: Jeffrey B. Witter, Drew L. Siler, James E. Faulds and Nicholas H. Hinz

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:14

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  5. Content type: Research

    The Soultz-sous-Forêts site (Alsace, France) is the first pilot geothermal project in the world that furnished the proof of concept of enhanced geothermal systems by producing energy from a deep-seated granite...

    Authors: C. Aichholzer, Ph. Duringer, S. Orciani and A. Genter

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:13

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  6. Content type: Research

    High flow rate injection and related hydromechanical interaction are the most important factors in reservoir development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS). GeoLaB, a new generic geothermal underground resea...

    Authors: Eva Schill, Jörg Meixner, Carola Meller, Manuel Grimm, Jens C. Grimmer, Ingrid Stober and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:7

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  7. Content type: Research

    Denmark constitutes a low-enthalpy geothermal area, and currently geothermal production takes places from two sandstone-rich formations: the Bunter Sandstone and the Gassum formations. These formations form ma...

    Authors: Lars Kristensen, Morten Leth Hjuler, Peter Frykman, Mette Olivarius, Rikke Weibel, Lars Henrik Nielsen and Anders Mathiesen

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:6

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  8. Content type: Research

    Granitoid intrusions are the primary heat source of many deep geothermal reservoirs in Tuscany. The depth and shape of these plutons, characterised in this study by a prominent seismic reflector (the K horizo...

    Authors: Anozie Ebigbo, Jan Niederau, Gabriele Marquart, Ivano Dini, Martin Thorwart, Wolfgang Rabbel, Renate Pechnig, Ruggero Bertani and Christoph Clauser

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:5

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  9. Content type: Research

    The evolution of fracture permeability is crucial as regards the lifespan of the deep fractured geothermal exchanger of an Enhanced Geothermal System site. The objective in developing reactive percolation test...

    Authors: A. Blaisonneau, M. Peter-Borie and S. Gentier

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:3

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  10. Content type: Research

    Heat convection at pore-scale, which is strongly dependent on the topology of pore space, remains poorly understood for geothermal reservoirs. This is despite fundamental advances made in modeling heat transfe...

    Authors: A. Sakhaee-Pour

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2016 4:1

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  11. Content type: Research

    Utilization of Geothermal resources is an alternate, sustainable energy, which needs to be harnessed in India . Exploration of the resource is the first step to understand potential leads and prospects in the ...

    Authors: Anirbid Sircar, Manan Shah, Shreya Sahajpal, Dwijen Vaidya, Shubhra Dhale and Anjali Chaudhary

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:22

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  12. Content type: Research

    The effect of spatial aperture variations on the thermal performance of discretely fractured geothermal reservoirs was investigated using finite element method solutions to the convective heat transfer in the ...

    Authors: Don Bruce Fox, Donald Lyle Koch and Jefferson William Tester

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:21

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  13. Content type: Research

    Magmatic settings involving active volcanism are potential locations for economic geothermal systems due to the occurrence of high temperature and steam pressures. Indonesia, located along active plate margins...

    Authors: Fiorenza Deon, Hans-Jürgen Förster, Maren Brehme, Bettina Wiegand, Traugott Scheytt, Inga Moeck, Makky S. Jaya and Dewi J. Putriatni

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:20

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  14. Content type: Research

    Thermal–hydraulic analysis was conducted to examine the propagation of temperature anomalies under different climatic, subsurface and operation conditions. A series of scenarios simulated by numerical modeling...

    Authors: Luminda Niroshana Gunawardhana, So Kazama and Ghazi A. Al-Rawas

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:19

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  15. Content type: Research

    We use a databased lithospheric-scale 3D structural model of the Molasse Basin area and the adjacent part of the Alpine orogen to calculate the present-day 3D thermal field of this continental collision zone. ...

    Authors: Anna M. Przybycin, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth and Michael Schneider

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:17

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  16. Content type: Research

    The earth–air heat exchanger (EAHE) is a promising technique which can effectively be used to reduce the heating/cooling load of a building by preheating the air in winter and vice versa in summer. In the last...

    Authors: Trilok Singh Bisoniya

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:18

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  17. Content type: Research

    The study is devoted to the monitoring of a geothermal reservoir by hybrid gravimetry combining different types of instruments (permanent superconducting gravimeter, absolute ballistic gravimeter, and micro-gr...

    Authors: Jacques Hinderer, Marta Calvo, Yassine Abdelfettah, Basile Hector, Umberto Riccardi, Gilbert Ferhat and Jean-Daniel Bernard

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:16

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  18. Content type: Research

    In high-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs and many other geo-technical applications, coupled non-isothermal multiphase flow is considered to be the underlying governing process that controls the system behavior. ...

    Authors: Yonghui Huang, Olaf Kolditz and Haibing Shao

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:13

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  19. Content type: Research

    The thermal regime of the Upper Rhine Graben (URG) is characterized by a series of anomalies near Soultz-sous-Forêts (France), Rittershoffen (France), and Landau (Germany). These temperature anomalies are asso...

    Authors: Jeanne Vidal, Albert Genter and Jean Schmittbuhl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:8

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  20. Content type: Research Article

    The possible signature of deep fluids originating from processes occurring during infiltration or circulation in a remote valley in the Black Forest (Germany), a typical infiltration area in the crystalline ba...

    Authors: Julian Rolker, Eva Schill, Ingrid Stober, Jochen Schneider, Thomas Neumann and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:5

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    The characterization of fault zones in the Bavarian Molasse Basin plays a major role for further geothermal reservoir development. Hence, their identification, geological origin, and hydraulic characterization...

    Authors: Robin Seithel, Ulrich Steiner, Birgit Müller, Christian Hecht and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:4

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    Ambient noise correlation techniques are of growing interest for imaging and monitoring deep geothermal reservoirs. They are simple to implement and can be performed continuously to follow the evolution of th...

    Authors: Maximilien Lehujeur, Jérôme Vergne, Jean Schmittbuhl and Alessia Maggi

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2015 3:3

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  23. Content type: Research

    We have made an attempt to understand the main mechanism which controls the conductive heat transfer in the Årvollskogen borehole. This has been done in order to determine the 2D subsurface temperature distrib...

    Authors: Yuriy Petrovich Maystrenko, Harald Kristian Elvebakk, Guri Venvik Ganerød, Ole Lutro, Odleiv Olesen and Jan Steinar Rønning

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2014 2:15

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  24. Content type: Review

    This paper reviews the state-of-the-art in hydrothermal systems in China with emphasis on current studies of potential and reservoir engineering. Three hydrothermal systems, namely, Yangbajing, Xianyang, and X...

    Authors: Yanlong Kong, Zhonghe Pang, Haibing Shao, Shengbiao Hu and Olaf Kolditz

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2014 2:19

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study aims on investigating the regional flow field of the Soultz and adjacent geothermal fields located on the western side of the central Upper Rhine Graben and thus to provide insight into the origin o...

    Authors: Paul Baillieux, Eva Schill, Yassine Abdelfettah and Chrystel Dezayes

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2014 2:16

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  26. Content type: Debate

    In reply to Geothermal Energy 2:11 comments about possible errors in our recent paper Geothermal Energy 2:6, 1-21 with title ‘Spectral analysis of aeromagnetic data for geothermal energy investigation of Ikogo...

    Authors: Ema Michael Abraham, Kolawole Muideen Lawal, Amobi Chigozie Ekwe, Owens Alile, Kehinde Ayofe Murana and Aminu Ahmed Lawal

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2014 2:18

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  27. Content type: Research Article

    A two-dimensional numerical model is developed for the Soultz-sous-Forêts reservoir from an idealized cross-section containing six homogeneous horizontal layers. The considered constitutive equations are those...

    Authors: Vincent Magnenet, Christophe Fond, Albert Genter and Jean Schmittbuhl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2014 2:17

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