Low-temperature resource assessment program. Final report

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The US Department of Energy - Geothermal Division (DOE/GD) recently sponsored the Low-Temperature Resource Assessment project to update the inventory of the nation`s low- and moderate-temperature geothermal resources and to encourage development of these resources. A database of 8,977 thermal wells and springs that are in the temperature range of 20{degrees}C to 150{degrees}C has been compiled for ten western states, an impressive increase of 82% compared to the previous assessments. The database includes location, descriptive data, physical parameters, water chemistry and references for sources of data. Computer-generated maps are also available for each state. State Teams have identified 48 high-priority ... continued below

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Lienau, P.J. & Ross, H. February 1, 1996.

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  • Lienau, P.J. Oregon Inst. of Tech., Klamath Falls, OR (United States). Geo-Heat Center
  • Ross, H. Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT (United States). Earth Sciences and Resources Inst.

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The US Department of Energy - Geothermal Division (DOE/GD) recently sponsored the Low-Temperature Resource Assessment project to update the inventory of the nation`s low- and moderate-temperature geothermal resources and to encourage development of these resources. A database of 8,977 thermal wells and springs that are in the temperature range of 20{degrees}C to 150{degrees}C has been compiled for ten western states, an impressive increase of 82% compared to the previous assessments. The database includes location, descriptive data, physical parameters, water chemistry and references for sources of data. Computer-generated maps are also available for each state. State Teams have identified 48 high-priority areas for near-term comprehensive resource studies and development. Resources with temperatures greater than 50{degrees}C located within 8 km of a population center were identified for 271 collocated cities. Geothermal energy cost evaluation software has been developed to quickly identify the cost of geothermally supplied heat to these areas in a fashion similar to that used for conventionally fueled heat sources.

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OSTI as DE96006589

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  • Other: DE96006589
  • Report No.: DOE/ID/13223--T2
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/203977 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 203977
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc666566

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Lienau, P.J. & Ross, H. Low-temperature resource assessment program. Final report, report, February 1, 1996; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666566/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.