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Title: Geothermal feasibility-analysis II for Polo School District No. 29-2, South Dakota

Abstract

The feasibility of utilizing a low temperature geothermal resource to heat the Polo High School and the community of Polo, consisting of 17 residential homes, 2 public school buildings, 5 commercial establishments, and the St. Liborius Church/School complex is addressed. Depending upon the availability of a water use permit from the South Dakota Department of Natural Resources and the payback period required for this type of project, there is heat energy in the existing geothermal resource to heat the Polo High School or even the entire community of Polo. The chemical analysis of the water indicates that any heat exchangers used should be stainless steel or thick-walled copper and piping should be plastic. An environmental assessment would be required to consider the disposal of geothermal fluid.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
EG and G Idaho, Inc., Idaho Falls (USA); Hengel Associates, Rapid City, SD (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5349150
Report Number(s):
EGG-2146
ON: DE82012769
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-76ID01570
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; GEOTHERMAL DISTRICT HEATING; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; ECONOMICS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; LEGAL ASPECTS; PAYBACK PERIOD; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; SCHOOL BUILDINGS; SOUTH DAKOTA; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; WASTE DISPOSAL; BUILDINGS; DISTRICT HEATING; EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES; FEDERAL REGION VIII; GEOTHERMAL HEATING; HEATING; MANAGEMENT; NORTH AMERICA; USA; WASTE MANAGEMENT; Geothermal Legacy; 151000* - Geothermal Energy- Direct Energy Utilization

Citation Formats

. Geothermal feasibility-analysis II for Polo School District No. 29-2, South Dakota. United States: N. p., 1982. Web. doi:10.2172/5349150.
. Geothermal feasibility-analysis II for Polo School District No. 29-2, South Dakota. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5349150
. 1982. "Geothermal feasibility-analysis II for Polo School District No. 29-2, South Dakota". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5349150. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5349150.
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abstractNote = {The feasibility of utilizing a low temperature geothermal resource to heat the Polo High School and the community of Polo, consisting of 17 residential homes, 2 public school buildings, 5 commercial establishments, and the St. Liborius Church/School complex is addressed. Depending upon the availability of a water use permit from the South Dakota Department of Natural Resources and the payback period required for this type of project, there is heat energy in the existing geothermal resource to heat the Polo High School or even the entire community of Polo. The chemical analysis of the water indicates that any heat exchangers used should be stainless steel or thick-walled copper and piping should be plastic. An environmental assessment would be required to consider the disposal of geothermal fluid.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1982},
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