Kizildere Geothermal Area

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Kizildere Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Denizli, Turkey

Exploration Region: Aegean-West Anatolian Extensional 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: 37.985259938526°, 28.886442565918°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 186°C459.15 K
366.8 °F
826.47 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 7.8 km³7,800,000,000 m³
1.871 mi³
275,454,400,423.8 ft³
10,202,014,828.2 yd³
7,799,999,999,999.999 L

Mean Capacity: 102 MW102,000 kW
102,000,000 W
102,000,000,000 mW
0.102 GW
1.02e-4 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 2

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Power Production Profile

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Owners  :
  • Zorlu Enerji

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

Well Field Information

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Reservoir Temp (Geothermometry):

Reservoir Temp (Measured): 242°C515.15 K
467.6 °F
927.27 °R

Sanyal Classification (Reservoir):

Depth to Top of Reservoir: 310 m0.31 km
0.193 mi
1,017.06 ft
339.019 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 2261 m2.261 km
1.405 mi
7,417.979 ft
2,472.652 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 1286 m1.286 km
0.799 mi
4,219.16 ft
1,406.382 yd

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Geology of the Area

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting: Extensional Tectonics

Controlling Structure: Fault Intersection

Topographic Features: Horst and Graben

Brophy Model: Type E: Extensional Tectonic, Fault-Controlled Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-3: Extensional Domain

Geologic Features

Modern Geothermal Features: Fumaroles, Hot Springs

Relict Geothermal Features: Argillic-Advanced Argillic Alteration

Volcanic Age:

Host Rock Age: Miocene

Host Rock Lithology: Limestone

Cap Rock Age: Pliocene

Cap Rock Lithology: Clay

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Sakir Simsek. 2003. Hydrogeological and isotopic survey ofgeothermal fields in the Buyuk Menderes graben, Turkey. Geothermics. 32(1):669-678.
  2. Ruggero Bertani. 2005. World Geothermal Power Generation 2001-2005. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Turkey: World Geothermal Congress.
  3. Hydrogeological and isotopic survey of geothermal fields in the Buyuk Menderes graben, Turkey

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