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Title: GeoRePORT Protocol Volume IV: Socioeconomic Assessment Tool

Abstract

The GeoRePORT System is based on the concept that a geothermal system can be described both in terms of the quality of the geothermal resource as it relates to the potential to extract heat (Resource Grade) and the progress of research and development over the lifetime of the project (Project Readiness Level). Socioeconomic Project Readiness Level is an assessment of the development of a geothermal area as a power generation facility. Five separate progression levels ranging from 'unknown/uneconomic' to 'secured' are designated, with criteria specific to socio-economic development that must be completed to move up the scale.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Office (EE-4G)
OSTI Identifier:
1566808
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-6A20-72933
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; geothermal; GeoRePORT; socioeconomic; resource

Citation Formats

Levine, Aaron L, and Young, Katherine R. GeoRePORT Protocol Volume IV: Socioeconomic Assessment Tool. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1566808.
Levine, Aaron L, & Young, Katherine R. GeoRePORT Protocol Volume IV: Socioeconomic Assessment Tool. United States. doi:10.2172/1566808.
Levine, Aaron L, and Young, Katherine R. Thu . "GeoRePORT Protocol Volume IV: Socioeconomic Assessment Tool". United States. doi:10.2172/1566808. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1566808.
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abstractNote = {The GeoRePORT System is based on the concept that a geothermal system can be described both in terms of the quality of the geothermal resource as it relates to the potential to extract heat (Resource Grade) and the progress of research and development over the lifetime of the project (Project Readiness Level). Socioeconomic Project Readiness Level is an assessment of the development of a geothermal area as a power generation facility. Five separate progression levels ranging from 'unknown/uneconomic' to 'secured' are designated, with criteria specific to socio-economic development that must be completed to move up the scale.},
doi = {10.2172/1566808},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
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