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Investigation of the geothermal potential of the UK

Investigation of the geothermal potential of the UK

a preliminary assessment

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Published by CEC in Luxemburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementInstitute of Geological Sciences, Geophysics and HydrogeologyDivision.
SeriesReport -- EUR 7275 EN
ContributionsCommission of the European Communities. Directorate General for Research, Science and Education., Institute of Geological Sciences. Geophysics and Hydrogeology Division.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20326067M

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The UK’s first commercial geothermal plant could come online as soon as – research suggests the technology generate a fifth of the nation’s power Published: 16 Jul 'Groundbreaking. The UK must decarbonise heating for it to meet its commitments on emissions reduction. UK heat demand can be met from ultra-low-carbon, low enthalpy geothermal energy. Here we review the geothermal potential of the UK, comprising a combination of deep sedimentary basins, ancient warm granites and shallower flooded by: 5.

The use of geothermal energy for homes is a great alternative, whether you are planning to build an energy efficient house or change your current source of heat. By using geothermal energy you can get heating in winter, cooling in summer and a hot water throughout. All thanks to the geothermal potential hidden in the ground. Briefly reviews UK geothermal heat potential. Concludes that with current oil and coal prices geothermal electricity production is hard to justify. Describes nature of earth’s crust and temperature.


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BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES PROGRAMME: INVESTIGATION OF THE GEOTHERMAL POTENTIAL OF THE UK: THE PERMO-TRIASSIC ROCKS OF THE WORCESTER BASIN. & W. Burgess. Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Heat makes up 47% of the UK’s energy consumption. With almost 80% of people in the UK living in an urban area, it is an ideal location for geothermal heat generation and supply. The UK Department of Energy and the European Commission funded a two-phase programme between and to estimate the potential of the UK for geothermal energy.

Within the scope of the research project "3D-modelling of the deep geothermal potentials of Hesse" the deep geothermal potential of the Federal State of Hesse was assessed in a comprehensive approach. Anonymous. Investigation of the geothermal potential of the United Kingdom — A preliminary assessment.

Final report to the Commission of the European Communities under contract EGUK. Institute of Geological Sciences, London. Google ScholarAuthor: A. Burley, I. Smith, M. Lee, W. Burgess, W. Edmunds, M. Arthur, J. Bennett. The report includes a review of existing deep geothermal studies, an assessment of the feasibility of geothermal power production, a review of the costs and returns, the potential for Author: Department of Energy & Climate Change.

Keeping warm: deep geothermal potential of the UK – Professor Jon Gluyas and Dr Charlotte Adams 19th April Energy Systems, Geothermal, Heat Laura Jon Gluyas and Charlotte Adams discuss recent CESI research which looks at how the UK’s heat supply can be decarbonized and national energy security improved.

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The study found geothermal could supply GW of electricity, about 20% of current demand, but also GW of heat, which would be enough for the whole of the UK's space heating needs. we review the geothermal potential of the UK, comprising a combination of deep sedimentary basins, ancient warm granites and shallower flooded mines.

A conservative calculation of the contained accessible heat in these resources is EJ, about years supply. Presently only one geothermal system is exploited in the Size: KB.

In the UK, the population density is 5 times greater, so wide-scale geothermal power of this sustainable-forever variety could offer at most 2 kWh per person per day.

This is the sustainable-forever figure, ignoring hot spots, assuming perfect power stations, assuming every square metre of continent is exploited, and assuming that drilling is free. Hot dry rock technology in the UK is the subject of the report by Newton (), and a chapter in the book by Mustoe () quantifies the geothermal resource and the heat content of aquifers and dry rocks, and describes the geothermal energy regimens of Britain and North America: areas of geothermal interest and heat flow are shown on four : A.W.

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