Bruchsal Geothermal Area

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Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: Bruchsal, Germany

Exploration Region: Upper Rhine Valley

GEA Development Phase: Operational
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Coordinates: 49.1094°, 8.5675°


Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 140°C
413.15 K
284 °F
743.67 °R
[1]

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 275 km³
275,000,000,000 m³
65.976 mi³
9,711,533,348,275 ft³
359,686,420,225 yd³
275,000,000,000,000 L
[2]

Mean Capacity: 0.6 MW
600 kW
600,000 W
600,000,000 mW
6.0e-4 GW
6.0e-7 TW

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History and Infrastructure



Operating Power Plants: 1


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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Owners  :
  • Municipality Germany

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Exploration History



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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 1900m
1.9 km
1.181 mi
6,233.596 ft
2,077.859 yd
[3]

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 3000m
3 km
1.864 mi
9,842.52 ft
3,280.83 yd
[3]

Average Depth to Reservoir: 2450m
2.45 km
1.522 mi
8,038.058 ft
2,679.345 yd


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Geology of the Area


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Geofluid Geochemistry



Geochemistry

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Salinity (average): 100000

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References


  1. Geomechanical reservoir modeling-workflow and case study from the North German Basin
  2. Geothermal Potential Assessment of Clastic Triassic Reservoirs (Upper Rhine Graben, France)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Damir Ivkovic. 04/2014. Looking forward: barriers, risks and rewards of the Australian geothermal sector to 2020 and 2030. Australian Government, Australian Renewable Energy Agency. 1-116p. Supplemental Material sent to


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