Travale-Radicondoli Geothermal Area

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Area Overview

Geothermal Area Profile

Location: Tuscany, Italy

Exploration Region: Italy Geothermal Region

GEA Development Phase: Operational
"Operational" is not in the list of possible values (Phase I - Resource Procurement and Identification, Phase II - Resource Exploration and Confirmation, Phase III - Permitting and Initial Development, Phase IV - Resource Production and Power Plant Construction) for this property.

Coordinates: 43.1911°, 11.0322°

Resource Estimate

Mean Reservoir Temp: 270°C
543.15 K
518 °F
977.67 °R

Estimated Reservoir Volume: 150 km³
150,000,000,000 m³
35.987 mi³
5,297,200,008,150 ft³
196,192,592,850 yd³
150,000,000,000,000 L

Mean Capacity: 200 MW
200,000 kW
200,000,000 W
200,000,000,000 mW
0.2 GW
2.0e-4 TW

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History and Infrastructure

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Regulatory and Environmental Issues

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Exploration History

First Discovery Well

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Well Field Description

Well Field Information

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Average Temperature of Geofluid: 315°C
588.15 K
599 °F
1,058.67 °R

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Depth to Top of Reservoir: 1000 m
1 km
0.621 mi
3,280.84 ft
1,093.61 yd

Depth to Bottom of Reservoir: 4000 m
4 km
2.485 mi
13,123.36 ft
4,374.44 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

Geologic Setting

Tectonic Setting:

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Brophy Model: Type A: Magma-heated, Dry Steam Resource

Moeck-Beardsmore Play Type: CV-2a: Plutonic - Recent or Active Volcanism

Geologic Features

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Host Rock Age: Triassic

Host Rock Lithology: Dolostone; Metamorphic basement

Cap Rock Age:

Cap Rock Lithology: Shale

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Geofluid Geochemistry


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggero Bertani. 2005. World Geothermal Power Generation 2001-2005. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Turkey: World Geothermal Congress.
  2. Francesco Razzano and Maurizio Cei. 2015. Geothermal Power Generation in Italy 2010-2014 Update Report. Proceedings of World Geothermal Congress; Melbourne, Australia: World Geothermal Congress.

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