Bad Blumau Geothermal Area

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Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Bad Blamau, Austria

Exploration Region: Styrian Basin

GEA Development Phase: Operational
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Coordinates: 47.1028°, 16.0472°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 110°C
383.15 K
230 °F
689.67 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume:

Mean Capacity: 0.25 MW
250 kW
250,000 W
250,000,000 mW
2.5e-4 GW
2.5e-7 TW

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History and Infrastructure

Operating Power Plants: 1

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Developing Power Projects: 0

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Power Production Profile

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Owners  :
  • Orkuveita Reykjavikur

Power Purchasers :
  • Mitsubishi

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Exploration History

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 2000m
2 km
1.243 mi
6,561.68 ft
2,187.22 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 3000m
3 km
1.864 mi
9,842.52 ft
3,280.83 yd

Average Depth to Reservoir: 2500m
2.5 km
1.553 mi
8,202.1 ft
2,734.025 yd

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Geology of the Area

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Johann Goldbrunner. 2015. The Bad Blumau geothermal project: a low temperature, sustainable and environmentally benign power plant. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Australia: World Geothermal Congress.

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