Hachijojima Geothermal Area

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Hachijojima Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Exploration Region: Northeast Honshu Arc

GEA Development Phase: Operational"Operational" is not in the list of possible values (Phase I - Resource Procurement and Identification, Phase II - Resource Exploration and Confirmation, Phase III - Permitting and Initial Development, Phase IV - Resource Production and Power Plant Construction) for this property.

Coordinates: 33.103537801737°, 139.78690285547°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 283°C556.15 K
541.4 °F
1,001.07 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 77 km³77,000,000,000 m³
18.473 mi³
2,719,229,337,517 ft³
100,712,197,663 yd³
77,000,000,000,000 L

Mean Capacity: 3.3 MW3,300 kW
3,300,000 W
3,300,000,000 mW
0.0033 GW
3.3e-6 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 1

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Power Production Profile

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Owners  :
  • Tokyo Electric Power

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 400m0.4 km
0.249 mi
1,312.336 ft
437.444 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 1500m1.5 km
0.932 mi
4,921.26 ft
1,640.415 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 800m0.8 km
0.497 mi
2,624.672 ft
874.888 yd

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Geology of the Area

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Subduction Zone

Controlling Structure:

Topographic Features: Caldera Depression

Brophy Model: Type B: Andesitic Volcanic Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive

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Geofluid Geochemistry


Salinity (low): 28000

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  1. Henry J. Ramey, Jr., Roland N. Horne, Paul Kruger, Frank G. Miller, William E. Brigham, Jean W. Cook. 1993. Proceedings- 18th workshop geothermal reservoir engineering. Stanford, CA: 18th Workshop Geothermal Reservoir Engineering. Report No.: SGP- TR-145.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ruggero Bertani. 2005. World Geothermal Power Generation 2001-2005. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Turkey: World Geothermal Congress.

List of existing Geothermal Resource Areas.

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