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Title: Update on Geothermal Direct-Use Installations in the United States

Abstract

An updated database of geothermal direct-use systems in the U.S. has been compiled and analyzed, building upon the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) Geo-Heat Center direct-use database. Types of direct-use applications examined include hot springs resorts and pools, aquaculture farms, greenhouses, and district heating systems, among others; power-generating facilities and ground-source heat pumps were excluded. Where possible, the current operation status, open and close dates, well data, and other technical data were obtained for each entry. The database contains 545 installations, of which 407 are open, 108 are closed, and 30 have an unknown status. A report is also included which details and analyzes current geothermal direct-use installations and barriers to further implementation.

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Other Number(s):
911
DOE Contract Number:  
FY17 AOP 4683
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
DOE Geothermal Data Repository; National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Geothermal Technologies Program (EE-2C)
Subject:
15 Geothermal Energy
Keywords:
geothermal; energy; direct-use; thermal applications; installations; market; barriers; United States; U.S.; Geo-Heat Center direct-use database; status
OSTI Identifier:
1441455
DOI:
10.15121/1441455

Citation Formats

Beckers, Koenraad F., Snyder, Diana M., and Young, Katherine R. Update on Geothermal Direct-Use Installations in the United States. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.15121/1441455.
Beckers, Koenraad F., Snyder, Diana M., & Young, Katherine R. Update on Geothermal Direct-Use Installations in the United States. United States. doi:10.15121/1441455.
Beckers, Koenraad F., Snyder, Diana M., and Young, Katherine R. 2017. "Update on Geothermal Direct-Use Installations in the United States". United States. doi:10.15121/1441455. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1441455. Pub date:Thu Mar 02 00:00:00 EST 2017
@article{osti_1441455,
title = {Update on Geothermal Direct-Use Installations in the United States},
author = {Beckers, Koenraad F. and Snyder, Diana M. and Young, Katherine R.},
abstractNote = {An updated database of geothermal direct-use systems in the U.S. has been compiled and analyzed, building upon the Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT) Geo-Heat Center direct-use database. Types of direct-use applications examined include hot springs resorts and pools, aquaculture farms, greenhouses, and district heating systems, among others; power-generating facilities and ground-source heat pumps were excluded. Where possible, the current operation status, open and close dates, well data, and other technical data were obtained for each entry. The database contains 545 installations, of which 407 are open, 108 are closed, and 30 have an unknown status. A report is also included which details and analyzes current geothermal direct-use installations and barriers to further implementation.},
doi = {10.15121/1441455},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}
}

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