Wild Rose Geothermal Area

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Wild Rose Geothermal Area

Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Mineral County, Nevada

Exploration Region: Walker-Lane Transition 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: 38.77570336867°, -119.08669433594°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 139°C412.15 K
282.2 °F
741.87 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 16 MW16,000 kW
16,000,000 W
16,000,000,000 mW
0.016 GW
1.6e-5 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  :
  • Ormat

Power Purchasers :
  • Ormat

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Exploration History

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Well Field Description

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 150m0.15 km
0.0932 mi
492.126 ft
164.042 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 383m0.383 km
0.238 mi
1,256.562 ft
418.853 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 267m0.267 km
0.166 mi
875.984 ft
291.994 yd

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Geology of the Area

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