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Environmental and Hazard Mapping in Geothermal Energy

This is the final post in the series on mapping in geothermal energy. We will focus on environmental and hazard mapping.  In order to make any […]

Wireline Logging in an Ultra High-Temperature Environment

The most important parameters obtained during drilling of any kind of geothermal well are temperature and pressure measurements. Currently available off-the-shelf logging equipment allow recording temperatures […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Indonesia

Geothermal energy is a significant source of energy in Indonesia, where 40% of the world’s geothermal potential, estimated at 28,910 MW, is located across 312 locations […]

Geophysical Mapping in Geothermal Energy: Part 2

Continuing from last week, we will look at indirect (structural) geophysical methods. These methods focus on geological parameters that indicate or reveal things important for understanding […]

Small-Scale Geothermal Developments – Agriculture

Whether you follow an omnivore, pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan lifestyle – one thing’s for sure, you like food. So where does geothermal heat fit on your […]

Geophysical Mapping in Geothermal Energy: Part 1

The use of geophysical methods for mapping in geosciences is widely accepted and has been utilized in oil and gas, mineral and geothermal industries. A vast […]

Is it “Superheated”, “Supercritical” or “Super-hot”?

Terms ‘supercritical’, ‘superheated’ and ‘super-hot’ cause great confusion within the geothermal world. To date, there is no clear definition available of what is considered to be […]

Geothermal Country Overview: Germany

Geothermal energy in Germany is divided into shallow (below 400 m depth), medium (between 400 and 1000 m depth) and deep (below 1000 m depth and […]

Geochemical Mapping in Geothermal Energy

Geochemical studies are vital for and often applied to every phase of geothermal exploration and development. From estimating subsurface temperatures during exploration to providing data on […]

Borehole Heat Exchangers

Borehole Heat Exchangers (BHE) are being increasingly utilized for heat purposes in public as well as communal infrastructure at depths ranging from 100 to 400 m. […]

Intro to Geothermal Country Overview

We are launching a new series stemming from our successful #GeothermalFactsandStats campaign, titled, ‘Geothermal Country Overview’ for the purpose of spreading information about countries leading in […]

Geological Mapping

Mapping a Powerful Tool in geothermal exploration and development: Geological Mapping The successful exploration and development of geothermal energy lie in understanding the resource. Similar to […]