A Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy Concept Utilizing Supercritical Co 2 Instead of Water

@inproceedings{BrownAHD,
  title={A Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Energy Concept Utilizing Supercritical Co 2 Instead of Water},
  author={Donald W. Brown and Earth}
}
A novel renewable energy concept -heat mining using supercritical CO2 (SCCO2) for both reservoir creation and heat extraction -is here proposed. This concept builds on the earlier, very extensive Hot Dry Rock (HDR) research and development effort conducted by Los Alamos National Laboratory at Fenton Hill, NM. This previous field testing very convincingly demonstrated the viability of the HDR concept based on the results obtained from the production testing of two separate confined reservoirs… CONTINUE READING
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