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  1. Content type: Research

    This paper aims to predict ground temperature variation with depth for time variant ambient air temperature and solar radiation data for Jamshedpur, India. Finite difference method has been used to discretise ...

    Authors: Raviranjan Kumar Singh and Ram Vinoy Sharma

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:22

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  2. Content type: Research

    It is commonly known that heat extraction and decompression can lead to mineral precipitation and reservoir clogging in geothermal systems. In the Upper Rhine Graben, the precipitating minerals are mainly bari...

    Authors: Pia Orywall, Kirsten Drüppel, Dietmar Kuhn, Thomas Kohl, Michael Zimmermann and Elisabeth Eiche

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:20

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2017 5:23

  3. Content type: Research

    To simulate the growth of geological veins, it is necessary to model the crystal shape anisotropy. Two different models, classical and natural models, which incorporate the surface energy anisotropy into the obje...

    Authors: Oleg Tschukin, Alexander Silberzahn, Michael Selzer, Prince G. K. Amos, Daniel Schneider and Britta Nestler

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:19

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  4. Content type: Editorial

    Earth’s crust offers a vast resource of heat that can be used and converted into energy both for electricity and heating/cooling purposes. The utilization of this geothermal energy can make an important contri...

    Authors: Simona Regenspurg and Thorsten Schäfer

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:18

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  5. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to compare between single flash, dual flash, and binary power plants in terms of the power generated, their performance, and the related cost. The results from the comparison are used ...

    Authors: M. El Haj Assad, E. Bani-Hani and M. Khalil

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:17

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  6. Content type: Review

    Supercritical geothermal systems are very high-temperature geothermal systems that are located at depths near or below the brittle–ductile transition zone in the crust where the reservoir fluid is assumed to b...

    Authors: Thomas Reinsch, Patrick Dobson, Hiroshi Asanuma, Ernst Huenges, Flavio Poletto and Bernard Sanjuan

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:16

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  7. Content type: Research

    In this paper, a conceptual model has been developed for NW Sabalan geothermal field using exploration indicators. These indicators include the data and results of subsurface and surface investigations compris...

    Authors: Mirmahdi Seyedrahimi-Niaraq, Faramarz Doulati Ardejani, Younes Noorollahi and Soheil Porkhial

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:14

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  8. Content type: Research

    The determination of reservoir temperatures represents a major task when exploring geothermal systems. Since the uncertainties of classical solute geothermometry are still preventing reliable reservoir tempera...

    Authors: Fabian Nitschke, Sebastian Held, Ignacio Villalon, Thomas Neumann and Thomas Kohl

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:12

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  9. Content type: Research

    Decreasing production rates and massive precipitation of native copper (Cu(0)) were observed in the production well at the geothermal research facility Groß Schönebeck (Germany). The Cu precipitates filling up...

    Authors: Simona Regenspurg, Ives Geigenmüller, Harald Milsch and Michael Kühn

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:11

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  10. Content type: Research

    In this study, we report results of the analysis of a particularly interesting scaling sample from the geothermal plant in Neustadt-Glewe in northern Germany, which contained 19% Galena (PbS) and 81% of a hete...

    Authors: Frank Heberling, Dieter Schild, Detlev Degering and Thorsten Schäfer

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    A submarine hydrothermal fluid discharge structure in Akureyri Bay, Eyjafjörður region, Iceland, was investigated by means of structural, geochemical, and mineralogical methods. Thermal and chemical gradients ...

    Authors: Richard Stanulla, Christiane Stanulla, Erlendur Bogason, Thomas Pohl and Broder Merkel

    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2017 5:8

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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