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  1. Germany desires to become climate-neutral in its heat supply by 2045. From 2024 onward communities are legally required to develop a plan documenting how the objective will be achieved. Geothermal resources ca...

    Authors: Pascal Schlagermann and Kurt M. Reinicke
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:33
  2. Hydraulic stimulation of enhanced deep geothermal reservoirs commonly targets pre-existing joint networks with the goal of increasing reservoir permeability. Here, we study the permeability and strength of joi...

    Authors: Alexandra R. L. Kushnir, Michael J. Heap, Patrick Baud, Thierry Reuschlé and Jean Schmittbuhl
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:32
  3. As main heat exchange channel in enhanced geothermal system, the evolution of hydraulic conductivity in fracture is significance for efficient heat mining. For the thermal stress or thermal cracking spontaneou...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Dong Wang, Zenglin Wang, Tiankui Guo, Chunguang Wang, Jiayuan He, Le Zhang, Peng Zheng and Zhanqing Qu
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:31
  4. The Himalaya, Kohistan, and Karakoram ranges comprise Proterozoic to Cenozoic crystalline complexes exposed in northern Pakistan. Numerous hot springs in the area indicate high subsurface temperatures, prompti...

    Authors: Muhammad Anees, Jonas Kley, Bernd Leiss, David Hindle, Ali Abbas Wajid, Bianca Wagner, Mumtaz M. Shah and Elco Luijendijk
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:29
  5. Extreme environments on Earth host a large diversity of microbial life. Bacteria, archaea, and fungi are able to survive under one or several extreme conditions including extreme ranges of temperature, pressur...

    Authors: Danaé Bregnard, Alessio Leins, Guillaume Cailleau, Andrea Vieth-Hillebrand, Florian Eichinger, Joy Ianotta, Richard Hoffmann, Joerg Uhde, Saskia Bindschedler, Simona Regenspurg and Pilar Junier
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:28
  6. Highly saline lithium-rich hydrothermal fluids (measured chloride concentration up to 44 g kg−1, lithium concentration up to 162 mg kg−1) occur in the deep calcareous Muschelkalk aquifer beneath the northern Alpi...

    Authors: Ingrid Stober, Jens Grimmer and Michael Kraml
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:27
  7. The energy replenishment and heat convection induced by fracture water flowing through the rock mass impact the shallow geothermal energy occurrence, transfer and storage mechanisms in it. In this article, a s...

    Authors: Fengqiang Deng, Peng Pei, Yonglin Ren, Tingting Luo and Yixia Chen
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:25
  8. A CO2-based Enhanced Geothermal System (CO2-EGS) has dual benefits of heat extraction and CO2 storage. Mineralization storage of CO2 may reduce reservoir permeability, thereby affecting heat extraction. Solutions...

    Authors: Pan Li, Yang Hao, Yu Wu, Ayal Wanniarachchi, Hongxue Zhang and Zhili Cui
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:24
  9. High-temperature hydrothermal systems are mainly distributed in the north–south graben systems of southern Tibet as an important part of the Mediterranean–Tethys Himalayan geothermal belt in mainland China. As...

    Authors: Rui Cao, Ji Dor, YongQiang Cai, XiaoLin Chen, Xiang Mao and Hui-ren Meng
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:23
  10. The northern Central Range of Taiwan is a high-potential geothermal region. Since the formations are mainly tight metasandstone and slate, permeable structures associated with faults are commonly considered as...

    Authors: Bing-Cheng Chen, Tito Perdana and Li-Wei Kuo
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:22
  11. Play Fairway Analysis (PFA) methodology was adapted for geothermal exploration at Camas Prairie, Idaho. Geophysical data, structural and geologic mapping, volcanic rock ages and vent locations, and the distrib...

    Authors: Thomas E. Lachmar, Ghanashyam Neupane, Sabodh K. Garg, Patrick F. Dobson, Connor J. Smith, Dennis L. Newell, John W. Shervais, James P. Evans and Leland L. Mink
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:21
  12. Adequate stewardship of geothermal resources requires accurate forecasting of long-term thermal performance. In enhanced geothermal systems and other fracture-dominated reservoirs, predictive models commonly a...

    Authors: Nicolás Rangel-Jurado, Adam J. Hawkins and Patrick M. Fulton
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:19
  13. This study focuses on hydrothermal alteration in the geothermal reservoir of Cerro Pabellón (Andean Cordillera, Northern Chile). It is based on CP2A and CP5A production wells drilled above a local normal fault...

    Authors: J. Vidal, P. Patrier, D. Beaufort, S. Maza, G. Rivera, G. Volpi and D. Morata
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:18

    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2023 11:26

  14. Large-scale ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems are increasingly used for space heating and cooling. In comparison with smaller ones, large GSHP systems are often coupled with much more borehole heat exchan...

    Authors: Yaqian Ren, Yanlong Kong, Yonghui Huang, Shu Bie, Zhonghe Pang, Jichao He, Wei Yi, Bin He and Jiyang Wang
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:16
  15. The Thrace Basin in northwestern Turkey is a deep Eocene–Oligocene hydrocarbon-bearing sedimentary basin. The basin has potential for geothermal energy utilization in the future due to its favorable geological...

    Authors: Kamil Erkan and Elif Balkan-Pazvantoğlu
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:13
  16. Authors: Leandra M. Weydt, Federico Lucci, Alicja Lacinska, Dirk Scheuvens, Gerardo Carrasco-Núñez, Guido Giordano, Christopher A. Rochelle, Stefanie Schmidt, Kristian Bär and Ingo Sass
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:10

    The original article was published in Geothermal Energy 2022 10:20

  17. Geothermal heat pumps are one of the most growing and cost-effective renewable energy technologies based on the temperature difference between the ground and the environment. In the cold seasons, the temperatu...

    Authors: Yashar Aryanfar and Jorge Luis García Alcaraz
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:9
  18. Recent researches have proposed the use of enhanced geothermal system reservoirs consisting of dense networks of microfractures, created by hydraulic and/or thermal fracturing in superhot/supercritical geother...

    Authors: Ryota Goto, Daisuke Nakayama, Ryota Takahashi, Eko Pramudyo, Kohei Takuma and Noriaki Watanabe
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:7
  19. The presence of non-condensable gases (NCGs) in a geothermal fluid disrupts the vacuum process in the condenser, reducing turbine efficiency and decreasing the total power output of the geothermal power plant ...

    Authors: Candra Mecca Sufyana, Fiki Taufik Akbar and Wahyu Srigutomo
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:6
  20. In the foreseeable future, the geothermal exploitation from hot dry rocks (HDR) using a horizontal well will bear potential. Thus, in-depth studies should be conducted on the selection of injection-production ...

    Authors: Guoshu Huang, Xiangyun Hu, Huolin Ma, Liang Liu, Jian Yang, Wenlong Zhou, Weiyang Liao and Bai Ningbo
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:5
  21. Compared with conventional fossil fuel sources, geothermal energy has several advantages. The produced geothermal energy is safe for the environment and suitable for meeting heating power needs. Because the ho...

    Authors: Jian Huang, Azher M. Abed, Sayed M. Eldin, Yashar Aryanfar and Jorge Luis García Alcaraz
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:4
  22. Renewable energy sources are key to achieve the transition toward clean energy system. Among them, the geothermal energy has a production whose effectiveness requires sufficient understanding of the temperatur...

    Authors: M. Torne, I. Jiménez-Munt, A. M. Negredo, J. Fullea, J. Vergés, I. Marzán, J. Alcalde, E. Gómez-Rivas and C. García de la Noceda
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:3
  23. One key aspect in the energy transition is to use the deep geothermal energy stored in sedimentary basins as well as in igneous and metamorphic basement rocks. To estimate the variability of deep geothermal po...

    Authors: Nora Koltzer, Judith Bott, Kristian Bär and Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:2
  24. The Groß Schönebeck site in the North German Basin serves as research platform to study the geothermal potential of deeply buried Permian reservoir rocks and the technical feasibility of heat extraction. The s...

    Authors: Ben Norden, Klaus Bauer and Charlotte M. Krawczyk
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2023 11:1
  25. The successful exploitation of geothermal reservoirs relies upon the understanding of fluid circulation in the subsurface. However, large-scale fluid flow modelling often assumes that the permeability of the l...

    Authors: Margaux Goupil, Michael J. Heap and Patrick Baud
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:32
  26. Tight carbonate rocks are important hydrocarbon and potential geothermal reservoirs, for example, in CO2-Enhanced Geothermal Systems. We report a study of outcrop samples of tectonically undeformed tight carbonat...

    Authors: Simon Freitag, Jop Klaver, Iulian S. Malai, Norbert Klitzsch, Janos L. Urai, Harald Stollhofen, Wolfgang Bauer and Joyce Schmatz
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:30
  27. Indonesia has high geothermal potential comprising 40% of the world’s potential geothermal energy, volcanic and non-volcanic systems. Volcanic systems have witnessed more exploration activities for geothermal ...

    Authors: Daffa Arrofi, Israa S. Abu-Mahfouz and Sinatrya Diko Prayudi
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:29
  28. There are two low-enthalpy geothermal systems along the eastern border of the United Arab Emirates: Ain Khatt (Khatt City, Ras Al Khaimah Emirate) and Green Mubazzarah–Ain Faidha (GMAF) (Al-Ain City, Abu Dhabi...

    Authors: Hakim Saibi, Mohamed Amrouche, Joseph Batir, Amir Gabr and Abdel-Rahman Fowler
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:28
  29. The Upper Jurassic carbonates are the prime target for deep geothermal exploration in the Molasse basin, South Germany. The carbonates have a thickness of over 500m (1640 ft) and consist of two major facies: (...

    Authors: Philipp Wolpert, Thomas Aigner, Daniel Bendias, Kilian Beichel and Kai Zosseder
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:27
  30. This paper presents the development of a tool to perform risk assessment for deep geothermal projects. The tool is aimed at project developers to help them present their project to local authority, decision-ma...

    Authors: Julie Maury, Virginie Hamm, Annick Loschetter and Thomas Le Guenan
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:26
  31. High-temperature aquifer thermal energy storage (HT-ATES) systems can help in balancing energy demand and supply for better use of infrastructures and resources. The aim of these systems is to store high amoun...

    Authors: Rubén Vidal, Sebastià Olivella, Maarten W. Saaltink and François Diaz-Maurin
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:23
  32. Aristino-Traianoupolis area hosts one of the most significant water-dominated low-temperature geothermal fields in Greece. It is located on the southwestern uplifted margin of the Tertiary Evros Delta molassic...

    Authors: P. Dalampakis, M. Papachristou and P. Neofotistos
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:22
  33. Closed-loop deep borehole heat exchanger (DBHE) systems for producing heat from geothermal sources have the advantage that the heat transfer fluid is contained within the loop. In this study, for the first tim...

    Authors: Qinwan Chong, Jingyi Wang and Ian D. Gates
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:21
  34. Hydrothermal alteration is a common process in active geothermal systems and can significantly change the physiochemical properties of rocks. To improve reservoir assessment and modeling of high-temperature ge...

    Authors: Leandra M. Weydt, Federico Lucci, Alicja Lacinska, Dirk Scheuvens, Gerardo Carrasco-Núñez, Guido Giordano, Christopher A. Rochelle, Stefanie Schmidt, Kristian Bär and Ingo Sass
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:20

    The Correction to this article has been published in Geothermal Energy 2023 11:10

  35. The aim of this study is to investigate the impacts of wind and geothermal energy consumption on economic growth and financial development over the period 2016:M1 and 2020:M11. The data obtained from Germany, ...

    Authors: Mesut Doğan, Murat Tekbaş and Samet Gursoy
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:19
  36. Deep geothermal energy represents a key element of future renewable energy production due to its base load capability and the almost inexhaustible resource base. Especially with regard to heat supply, this tec...

    Authors: Matthis Frey, Kristian Bär, Ingrid Stober, John Reinecker, Jeroen van der Vaart and Ingo Sass
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:18
  37. “Blue energy” could be produced by exploiting the large salinity gradient between geothermal fluids and freshwater through a SaltPower system. This study is an attempt to select the most favorable chemicals to...

    Authors: Jacquelin E. Cobos and Erik G. Søgaard
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:17
  38. In this paper, the inefficiency of the studied energy conversion system is identified to reduce losses and improve performance. A conventional exergy analysis has limitations that it is not able to detect and ...

    Authors: Xianzhi Tang, Gongxing Yan, Azher M. Abed, Aman Sharma, Elsayed Tag-Eldin, Yashar Aryanfar and Jorge Luis García Alcaraz
    Citation: Geothermal Energy 2022 10:16

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