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Improving Geothermal Project Economics with Multi-zone Stimulation: Results from the Newberry Volcano EGS Demonstration

@inproceedings{Petty2013ImprovingGP,
  title={Improving Geothermal Project Economics with Multi-zone Stimulation: Results from the Newberry Volcano EGS Demonstration},
  author={S. Petty and Y. Nordin and W. Glassley and T. Cladouhos and M. Swyer},
  year={2013}
}
In both conventional geothermal projects and in EGS, the flow rate from each production well is the critical component of project economics and has a direct effect on the Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE). In conventional geothermal fields, the cost of the wellfield system makes up 25% - 50% of the total cost of the project. In EGS the wellfield makes up 60%-80% of the cost of the project. While intersecting adequate temperatures during drilling is a significant risk, low temperatures can be… Expand

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