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An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK.

R. A. W. Shock

An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK.

by R. A. W. Shock

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Published by Energy Technology Support Unit in Harwell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesETSU -- R34
ContributionsAtomic Energy Research Establishment. Energy Technology Support Unit.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21640335M
ISBN 100705813347
OCLC/WorldCa16226119

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An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK by R. A. W. Shock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shock, R.A.W.: `An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the United Kingdom', ETSU R34, Energy Technology Support Unit report, 25): `Preliminary report on the construction of a deep prototype HDR geothermal system in Cornwall: Vol. 2 — Reservoir development and evaluation', Phase 2B report,(in preparation).

26)Cited by: 2. Hot dry rock (HDR) is an abundant source of geothermal energy available for use. A vast store of thermal energy is contained within hot – but essentially dry – impervious crystalline basement rocks found almost everywhere deep beneath the Earth's surface.

A concept for the extraction of useful amounts of geothermal energy from HDR originated at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

@article{osti_, title = {Electricity from hot dry rock geothermal energy: technical and economic issues}, author = {Tester, J W and Morris, G E and Cummings, R G and Bivins, R L}, abstractNote = {Extraction of energy from hot dry rock would make available a nearly unlimited energy source.

Some of the technical problems and possible economic tradeoffs involved in a power generating. In book: Power Stations Using Locally Available Energy Sources, pp An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK-Energy Technology Support Unit Report ETSU-R.

@article{osti_, title = {Hot dry rock geothermal energy: status of exploration and assessment. Report No. 1 of the hot dry rock assessment panel}, author = {}, abstractNote = {The status of knowledge of attempts to utilize hot dry rock (HDR) geothermal energy is summarized.

It contains (1) descriptions or case histories of the ERDA-funded projects at Marysville, MT, Fenton Hill, NM, and. Harsh Gupta, Sukanta Roy, in Geothermal Energy, Geothermal Resources Associated with Igneous Intrusions in the Upper Crust.

The three varieties of geothermal resources associated with the intrusion of igneous rocks, i.e., magma, hot dry rock and convective hydrothermal reservoir, require emplacement of a body of magma in the upper crust.

It indicates the presence of some suitable barrier. Hot dry rock is another potential geothermal resource. These reservoirs are generally hot impermeable rocks at depths shallow enough to be accessible (hot dry rock resources are virtually unlimited in.

In Hot Dry Rock (HDR) resources, heat is extracted from 'dry' crystalline rocks by fracturing them, injecting cool water into the hot fractured rock, and extracting the resulting hot water. This requires the development of an Enhanced (or Engineered) Geothermal System (EGS).

The Hot Dry Rock re source is important in that it is an untapped class of resource that could one day provide the nation with a significant amount of clean, reliable, economic energy. Its potential lies in its broad geographical distributio n and its size.

The objective of this study is to assess the techno-economic potential of the proposed novel energy system, which allows for negative emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Shock RA () An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK – Energy Technology Support Unit Report ETSU-R Publ. HMSO (London), p Google Scholar.

The North European bank will put in $4 million along with the technology for generating renewable energy contained in underground reservoirs of steam, hot water, and hot dry rocks, he said. Geothermal energy is defined as heat from the core of the Earth.

Shock RA () An economic assessment of hot dry rocks as an energy source for the UK – Energy Technology Support Unit Report ETSU-R Publ.

HMSO, London, p Google Scholar. The economic analysis of EGS is a key factor for heating. However, utilization of hot dry rocks focuses on power generation in many studies.

The investment analysis (drilling costs, constructing power station, risk, and uncertain costs) was considered in Yangbajing Basin. 39 The drilling costs account for a large proportion in EGS. Dry Steam, Flash Steam, and Binary geothermal systems require hot porous rocks in which water is naturally present and is superheated (raised above its boiling point but kept liquid by pressure).

These systems exploit this naturally occurring steam to drive turbines, and are referred to as hydrothermal energy systems. Geological Settings for Exploiting Geothermal Energy. The geothermal heat resource beneath Scotland can be considered in terms of three main settings: abandoned mine workings (low temperature), hot sedimentary aquifers (low and possibly relatively high temperature), and hot dry rocks / petrothermal sources (relatively high temperature).

2 is used as a working fluid to stimulate the hot dry rock and mine the geothermal energy [3]. Pruess et al. conducted a deeper and more extensive research on heat exchange and geochemical reactions between CO 2 and hot dry rock [4].

Randolph et al. developed a new concept named CO 2 plume geothermal system (CO 2-PGS) [5]. The. HOT DRY ROCKS - A RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCE. Open PDF. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

E-ISSN THE RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. Authors: JK DAWSON. Source. The Australian government has provided research funding for the development of Hot Dry Rock technology.

On 30 Maythen Australian opposition environmental spokesperson and former Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts Peter Garrett announced that if elected at the Australian Federal Election, the Australian Labor Party would use taxpayer money to subsidise putting.

Renewable Energy examines both the practical and economic potential of the renewable energy sources to meet this challenge. --Primary ingredients --Volcano-related heat sources and fluids --Heat source in sedimentary basins --Why are there hot dry rocks Changing patterns of energy use: - United Kingdom -- Denmark -- France -- Energy.

resource assessment and another for sustainable exploita-tion schemes, one for Hot Dry Rocks and another for High Energy Systems. Objectives of the Project The proposed Co-ordination Action is aimed at providing an integration of activities related to geothermal energy in Europe, and compiling recommendations from expert groups.This justifies our classification of geothermal energy as a renewable energy resource.

In the case of hot, dry rocks, and some of the hot water aquifers in sedimentary basins, energy recharge is only by thermal conduction; due to the slow rate of the latter process, however, hot dry rocks and some sedimentary reservoirs should be considered as.Download PDF/ePub Concours Infirmier - Entrée en IFSI - Actualité sanitaire et sociale - L'essentiel en 40 fiches ~ TOP Books I enjoyed this book so much it brought me to tears because I finally learned how to read I hope this has helped others as much as it has helped me.

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