Impact of enhanced geothermal systems on US energy supply in the twenty-first century.

  title={Impact of enhanced geothermal systems on US energy supply in the twenty-first century.},
  author={Jefferson W. Tester and Brian J. Anderson and Anthony S Batchelor and David D. Blackwell and Ronald DiPippo and Elisabeth M Drake and John Garnish and Bill Livesay and Michal C. Moore and Kenneth Nichols and Susan Petty and M. Nafi Toksoz and Ralph W Veatch and Roy Baria and Chad Augustine and E. E. Murphy and Petru T. Negraru and Mar{\'i}a Marta Richards},
  journal={Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences},
  volume={365 1853},
Recent national focus on the value of increasing US supplies of indigenous renewable energy underscores the need for re-evaluating all alternatives, particularly those that are large and well distributed nationally. A panel was assembled in September 2005 to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of geothermal becoming a major supplier of primary energy for US base-load generation capacity by 2050. Primary energy produced from both conventional hydrothermal and enhanced (or engineered… CONTINUE READING


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