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Hot Sulphur Springs Geothermal Area




Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: Nevada

Exploration Region: Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region

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: 41.468°, -116.1521°


Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 172°C445.15 K
341.6 °F
801.27 °R
[1]

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 18 MW18,000 kW
18,000,000 W
18,000,000,000 mW
0.018 GW
1.8e-5 TW
[2]

USGS Mean Reservoir Temp: 155°C428.15 K
311 °F
770.67 °R
[3]

USGS Estimated Reservoir Volume: 3 km³ [3]

USGS Mean Capacity: 36 MW [3]

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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  :
  • Ormat

Power Purchasers :
  • Ormat

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Exploration History



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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 1372 m1.372 km
0.853 mi
4,501.312 ft
1,500.433 yd
[2]

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 1524 m1.524 km
0.947 mi
5,000 ft
1,666.662 yd
[2]

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1448 m1.448 km
0.9 mi
4,750.656 ft
1,583.547 yd


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References


  1. Hot Sulphur Springs (Tuscarora Geothermal Area) [Internet]. 2005. University of Nevada - Reno. [cited 2015/05/05]. Available from: http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/Geothermal/site.php?sid=Hot%20Sulphur%20Springs
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ehtan Chabora, James Lovekin, Paul Spielman, Zvi Krieger. 2015. Resource performance at Ormats Tuscarora geothermal project, Nevada, USA. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Melbourne, Australia: World Geothermal Congress.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 U.S. Geological Survey. 2008. Assessment of Moderate- and High-Temperature Geothermal Resources of the United States. USA: U.S. Geological Survey. Report No.: Fact Sheet 2008-3082.


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