secondary recovery method for the extraction of geothermal energy

by Gunnar Bödvarsson

Publisher: Dept. of Energy, Division of Geothermal Energy, Publisher: for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington], [Springfield, Va

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  • Geothermal engineering,
  • Heat recovery,
  • Fluid dynamics
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    Statementby Gunnar Bodvarsson, School of Oceanography, Oregon State University
    SeriesRLO ; 2227 T 21-2
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Geothermal Energy, United States. Energy Research and Development Administration, Oregon State University. School of Oceanography
    The Physical Object
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    Open LibraryOL14882662M

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Get this from a library. A Secondary recovery method for the extraction of geothermal energy. [Gunnar Bodvarsson; United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Geothermal Energy.; Oregon State University.].

The estimated energy that can be recovered and utilized on the surface is × 10 6 exajoules, or about × 10 6 terawatt-years, which equates to roughly three times the world’s annual consumption of all types of energy.

The amount of usable energy from geothermal sources varies with depth and by extraction method. The amount of heat stored in volcanic terrains is tremendous. However, there would be great difficulty in fully utilizing this energy as long as conventional heat extraction methods are applied.

The authors propose a downhole coaxial heat exchanger system as a method of extracting geothermal energy. Some examples (solar energy, nuclear energy, geothermal energy, and hydropower energy) of renewable energy sources were discussed as stated in the objective of this book chapter.

Geothermal power is considered to be sustainable because the heat extraction is small compared to the Earth's heat content, but extraction must still be monitored to avoid local depletion.

Although geothermal sites are capable of providing heat for many decades, individual wells may cool down or run out of water. A mathematical model of a thermal and hydraulic coupling process is constructed, and a 3D numerical model is generated to study the process of geothermal energy extraction by retro-fitting an.

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