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North Brawley Geothermal Area
AvgGeoFluidTemp 544.15 K (271 °C, 519.8 °F, 979.47 °R)  +
AvgReservoirDepth 2,286 m (2.286 km, 1.42 mi, 7,500 ft, 2,499.992 yd)  +
BoundingCoordinatesNE 33.2153°, -115.3153°Latitude: 33.2153
Longitude: -115.3153
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BoundingCoordinatesSW 32.8153°, -115.7153°Latitude: 32.8153
Longitude: -115.7153
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BrineConstituents chlorine, sodium, potassium, and calcium. Silica concentrations are 527 mg/l and total dissolved solids measure 82,900 mg/l.  +
BrophyModel Type D: Sedimentary-hosted, Volcanic-related Resource +
CSC-Status Completed  +
CapRockLithology Clay-dominated rock  +
CaseStudyApproval Approved  +
CaseStudyPriority 4 - Not Assigned  +
CaseStudyTeam CSC/NREL Interns +
ControlStructure Displacement Transfer Zone + , Fault Intersection +
Coordinates 33.0153°, -115.5153°Latitude: 33.0153
Longitude: -115.5153
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EstReservoirVol 10,210,000,000 m³ (10.21 km³, 2.45 mi³, 360,562,747,221.41 ft³, 13,354,175,819.99 yd³, 10,210,000,000,000 L, 64,218,967,961.7 bbl(oil), 85,625,290,625.81 bbl(US), 2,697,196,654,575.2 gal(US))  +
FirstWellCoordinates 32.9786°, -115.5303°Latitude: 32.9786566
Longitude: -115.530267
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FirstWellDate January 1, 1975  +
FuturePlans There are no future plans to expand production at North Brawley as of 2013.  +
GeothermalRegion Gulf of California Rift Zone +
GrossProdCapacity 35 MW (35,000 kW, 35,000,000 W, 35,000,000,000 mW, 0.035 GW, 3.5e-5 TW, 3.5e-8 PW, 3.5e-11 EW, 3.5e-14 ZW)  +
HostRockLithology Arkosic and quartz dominated sandstones  +
MeanCapacity 50 MW (50,000 kW, 50,000,000 W, 50,000,000,000 mW, 0.05 GW, 5.0e-5 TW, 5.0e-8 PW, 5.0e-11 EW, 5.0e-14 ZW)  +
MeanReservoirTemp 539.15 K (266 °C, 510.8 °F, 970.47 °R)  +
ModernGeoFeatures Blind Geothermal System +
Name North Brawley Geothermal Area  +
OpenEI/PageDescription North Brawley Geothermal Area is a known Geothermal Resource Area.  +
OpenEI/PageKeyword Geothermal  + , energy  + , geothermal resource  + , potential  + , area  + , California  + , Gulf of California Rift Zone  + , Operational  +
Owners Ormat +
PartOf Gulf of California Rift Zone +
Place California: Energy Resources +
Purchasers Southern California Edison Co  +
ReferenceForAvgGeoFluidTemp Development Operations Hypersaline Geothermal Brine Utilization Imperial County, California +
ReferenceForAvgReservoirDepth Development Operations Hypersaline Geothermal Brine Utilization Imperial County, California +
ReferenceForBrineConstituents Final Environmental Impact Report: North Brawley Ten Megawatt Geothermal Demonstration Facility +
ReferenceForBrophyModel Brawley Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForCalifornia Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources1985 Brawley Power Plant Abandoned +
ReferenceForCapRockLithology Final Environmental Impact Report: North Brawley Ten Megawatt Geothermal Demonstration Facility +
ReferenceForCedilloYamasaki1981 The Brawley 10 MWe Power Plant, Unit 1 +
ReferenceForControlStructure Brawley Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForCounty of Imperial Planning Department1979 Final Environmental Impact Report: North Brawley Ten Megawatt Geothermal Demonstration Facility +
ReferenceForD. L. Gallup1986 External Surveillance of Geothermal Scale Deposits Employing Iridium-192 Radiography +
ReferenceForEdmistonBenoit1984 Characteristics of Basin and Range Geothermal Systems with Fluid Temperatures of 150°C to 200°C +
ReferenceForEdmunds, Stahrl W.1977 Geothermal Development in Imperial County +
ReferenceForEnevaAdamsFalorniMorgan2013 Applications of Radar Interferometry to Detect Surface Deformation in Geothermal Areas of Imperial Valley in Southern California +
ReferenceForEstReservoirVol New Geothermal Site Identification and Qualification +
ReferenceForGallup2011 Brine pH Modification Scale Control Technology. 2. A Review.pdf +
ReferenceForHostRockLithology Final Environmental Impact Report: North Brawley Ten Megawatt Geothermal Demonstration Facility +
ReferenceForKendal S. Robinson1981 Status of Direct Heat Application Projects +
ReferenceForMatlickJayne2008 Brawley Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForMcLartyReed1992 The US Geothermal Industry: Three Decades of Growth +
ReferenceForMeanCapacity Statement of Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association Before the Senate Select Committee on California’s Energy Independence & Assembly Select Committee on Renewable Energy Economy in Rural California +
ReferenceForMeanReservoirTemp Brawley—Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForModernGeoFeatures Brawley Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForReservoirBotDepth Imperial Irrigation District: Geothermal Resource Assessment +
ReferenceForReservoirTopDepth Imperial Irrigation District: Geothermal Resource Assessment +
ReferenceForSanyalTempReservoir Development Operations Hypersaline Geothermal Brine Utilization Imperial County, California +
ReferenceForSanyalTempWellhead Development Operations Hypersaline Geothermal Brine Utilization Imperial County, California +
ReferenceForTectonicSetting Applications of Radar Interferometry to Detect Surface Deformation in Geothermal Areas of Imperial Valley in Southern California +
ReferenceForTopoFeatures Brawley Resurrection of a Previously Developed Geothermal Field +
ReferenceForUSGSEstReservoirVol Assessment of Moderate- and High-Temperature Geothermal Resources of the United States +
ReferenceForUSGSMeanCapacity Assessment of Moderate- and High-Temperature Geothermal Resources of the United States +
ReferenceForUSGSMeanReservoirTemp Assessment of Moderate- and High-Temperature Geothermal Resources of the United States +
ReferenceForWhitescarver, Olin D.1984 Development Operations Hypersaline Geothermal Brine Utilization Imperial County, California +
ReferenceForhttp://thinkgeoenergy.com/archives/3654 Ormat's North Brawley plant with 17MW short of its 50MW potential +
ReferenceForhttp://www.ormat.com/case-studies/north-brawley-california-usa Ormat Technologies Inc. North Brawley, California USA +
ReferenceForhttp://www.ormat.com/news/latest-items/ormat-technologies-inc-announces-non-cash-pre-tax-charge-impairment-its-north-braw Ormat Technologies Inc. Ormat Technologies, Inc. Announces a Non-Cash Pre-Tax Charge for Impairment to Its North Brawley Geothermal Power Plant +
ReferenceForhttp://www.ormat.com/news/latest-items/ormat-technologies-reports-2012-fourth-quarter-and-year-end-results Ormat Technologies Inc. Ormat Technologies Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results +
ReferenceForhttp://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1296445/000119312512118396/d316623dex991.htm North Brawley Power Plant Asset Impairment Analysis +
ReservoirBotDepth 4,572 m (4.572 km, 2.841 mi, 15,000 ft, 4,999.985 yd)  +
ReservoirTopDepth 1,524 m (1.524 km, 0.947 mi, 5,000 ft, 1,666.662 yd)  +
SalinityAverage 162,500  +
SalinityHigh 200,000  +
SalinityLow 125,000  +
SanyalTempReservoir High Temperature +
SanyalTempWellhead High Temperature +
TectonicSetting Strike-Slip +
TopoFeatures Flat +
USGSEstReservoirVol 9 km³  +
USGSMeanCapacity 138 MW  +
USGSMeanReservoirTemp 523.15 K (250 °C, 482 °F, 941.67 °R)  +
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Categories Geothermal Resource Areas , Completed Case Study , Missing Required Information , Geothermal
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DOI-BLM-CA-670-2010-107 + , North Brawley Geothermal Power Plant + GeothermalArea
Chemical Logging At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Department, 1979) + , Conceptual Model At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Even, 2012) + , Exploratory Well At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Matlick & Jayne, 2008) + , Ground Gravity Survey At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Biehler, 1964) + , Ground Gravity Survey At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Department, 1979) + , Ground Magnetics At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Edmunds & W., 1977) + , InSAR At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Eneva, Et Al., 2013) + , Micro-Earthquake At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Hauksson, Et Al., 2012) + , Reflection Survey At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Even, 2012) + , Refraction Survey At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Fruis & Kohler, 1984) + , Schlumberger Resistivity Soundings At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Meidav & Furgerson, 1972) + , Soil Sampling At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Alan & G., 1977) + , Thermal Gradient Holes At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Edmunds & W., 1977) + , Thermal Gradient Holes At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Matlick & Jayne, 2008) + , Well Log Data At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Edmunds & W., 1977) + , Well Log Data At North Brawley Geothermal Area (Matlick & Jayne, 2008) + Place
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