Husavik (Hveravellir) Geothermal Area

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Husavik (Hveravellir) Geothermal Area




Area Overview



Geothermal Area Profile



Location: Iceland

Exploration Region: Mid Atlantic Ridge

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: 66.04365553633°, -17.344369506836°


Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 122°C395.15 K
251.6 °F
711.27 °R
[1]

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 2 MW2,000 kW
2,000,000 W
2,000,000,000 mW
0.002 GW
2.0e-6 TW
[1]

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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

Gross Production Capacity: 2 MW2,000 kW
2,000,000 W
2,000,000,000 mW
0.002 GW
2.0e-6 TW

Net Production Capacity:

Owners  :
  • Global Geothermal Limited

Power Purchasers :

Other Uses:


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Exploration History



First Discovery Well

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Well Field Description



Well Field Information

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Average Temperature of Geofluid: 124°C397.15 K
255.2 °F
714.87 °R

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Sanyal Classification (Reservoir):


Depth to Top of Reservoir: 450 m0.45 km
0.28 mi
1,476.378 ft
492.125 yd
[1]

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 1027 m1.027 km
0.638 mi
3,369.423 ft
1,123.137 yd
[1]

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Geology of the Area



Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Rift Zone

Controlling Structure:

Topographic Features:

Brophy Model: Type F: Oceanic-ridge, Basaltic Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive, CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive"CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive, CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive" is not in the list of possible values (CV-1a: Magmatic - Extrusive, CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive, CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism, CV-2b: Plutonic - Inactive Volcanism, CV-3: Extensional Domain, CD-1: Intracratonic Basin, CD-2: Orogenic Belt, CD-3: Crystalline Rock - Basement) for this property.


Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Geysers, Hot Springs

Relict Geothermal Features:

Volcanic Age: Recent

Host Rock Age:

Host Rock Lithology: Basalt

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Geofluid Geochemistry



Geochemistry

Salinity (low): 300

Salinity (high):

Salinity (average):

Brine Constituents: See table 1 of Georgsson et. al. (2005) [2]

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NEPA-Related Analyses (0)


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References


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 D. Chandrasekharam, JOchen Bundschuh. 2008. Low Enthalpy Geothermal Resources for Power Generation. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Franci Group, LLC. 138p.
  2. Exploration and Development of the Hveravellir Geothermal Field, N-Iceland


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