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Geothermal Energy

  1. 1. Geothermal Energy<br />
  2. 2. Geothermal exploration survey<br />Satellite imagery and aerial photography.<br />Volcanological studies.<br />Geologic and structural mapping.<br />Geochemical surveys.<br />Geophysical surveys.<br />Temperature gradient hole drilling.<br />
  3. 3. Geothermal exploration<br />Exploration commonly begins with analysis of satellite images and aerial photographs.<br />
  4. 4. Suitable places for Geothermal Power Plant<br />
  5. 5. Suitable places for Geothermal Power Plant <br /><ul><li> The suitable places for establishing Geothermal Power Plant are where there are tectonic fault lines.</li></li></ul><li>Suitable places for Geothermal Power Plant<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>IN EGYPT</li></li></ul><li>Applications of geothermal energy<br />Power planets<br />Residential usage<br />
  7. 7. POWER PLANT<br />Geothermal energy ‘sgreatest potential lies in the generation of electricity by Geothermal Power Plant .<br />
  8. 8. Electric & NON-Electric Power Production(MW)<br />
  9. 9. NO. of Geothermal Power Stations, 2005<br />
  10. 10. Geothermal Energy Production of Total National Energy Production<br />
  11. 11. Comparison of sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide emissions between two fossil-fueled power plants, and a geothermal power plant.<br />
  12. 12. CO2 Emissions from electricity generation, In 2005<br />
  13. 13. Applications of Geothermal Energy <br />
  14. 14. Geothermal Residential usage<br />
  15. 15. Geothermal Heat Pump Installation Methods <br />Vertical closed-loop<br />A pair of pipes with a special U-bend assembly at the bottom is placed into bore holes from 100 to 400 feet deep<br />
  16. 16. Geothermal Heat Pump Installation Methods <br />Horizontal closed-loop<br />A piping array is installed in trenches cut 3 to 5 feet deep and hundreds of feet in length<br />
  17. 17. Geothermal Heat Pump Installation Methods <br />Surface water closed-loop<br />A piping array is submerged in a pond or lake at least 8 feet deep<br />
  18. 18. Geothermal Heat Pump Installation Methods <br />Ground water open-loop<br />Well water from an underground aquifer is pumped through the geothermal heat pump and then returned to the aquifer or discharged to the surface<br />
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