Sandstone Facies as the Key to the Productivity of Geothermal Plants

sandsteinfazies als schlussel der produktivitat geothermischer anlagenThe overall objective is to minimize the geological risk when exploring Mesozoic sandstone aquifers for the geothermal production of heat and electricity in North Germany.

Numerical Simulation Model for the Greater Munich Area

Numerisches Simulationsmodell für den Großraum MünchenThe model is based on the results concerning the structure and hydrogeology of the Malm in the investigated area obtained before within the integrated research project „Geothermal characterization of karstified-fractured aquifers in the Greater Munich Area“.

Monitoring of Geothermal Plants (AquiScreen, MiProTherm)

Monitoring geothermischer Anlagen (AquiScreen, MiProTherm)Within the framework of the research project „AquiScreen“ and its follow-up project „MiProTherm“ , the operational reliability and safety of geothermal plants/aquifers are investigated with particular consideration of the microbial activity and redistribution of solids.

Modernization of the Waren-Papenberg Geothermal Heating Plant

GHZ waren 05-2012The GDR government decided on the construction of the Geothermal Plant in Waren (Müritz) in 1982. The predecessor company of GTN was entrusted with the preparation of the project, the construction and and follow-up process management.

Inhibitors to Scaling in Geothermal Plants

Inhibitoren gegen Scaling in geothermischen AnlagenIt is the objective of the integrated project „Scaling and  Gas Emission in Geothermal Plants – Influential Factors, Kinetics, Inhibitors and Technical Measures“  to identify the effect of different parameters on the precipitation and corrosion behavior of the

Groß Schönebeck Geothermal Project

Geothermie Groß SchönebeckIn the course of previous building operations, two more than 4,000 m deep wells were drilled at the site of Groß Schönebeck which is situated NE of Berlin. They develop the geological formation of the Rotliegend.

Biggest Geothermal Power Station in South Germany

The by now biggest geothermal heat and power generation plant in South Germany has been built at Unterhaching which is located south of Munich.

Neustadt-Glewe Geothermal Heating Plant

Geothermisches Heizwerk Neustadt-GleweThe natural heat potential of the subsoil has been used for the environmentally friendly supply of heat to more than 1,100 domestic and numerous business consumers since 1995.

Landau – First Geothermal Power Generation Plant in the Upper Rhine Graben

In 2002/2003, a study has been undertaken by order of geo x GmbH aiming to localize and evaluate sites in the Upper Rhine Graben which are suitable for geothermal energy use.

Geothermal Resources in Bulgaria – Detailed Design and Profitability Analyses for Geothermal Heating Systems in Velingrad, Sapareva Bania and at Six Other Sites

Bulgaria has a huge geothermal potential which is used in isolated cases only. A comprehensive documentation of the potential uses has been elaborated by order of the Ministry of Economics and Energy.

Connection of a Deep Borehole Heat Exchanger (BHE) to a Retirement Home for the Preperation of Heating and Sanitary Hot Water

Anbindung einer Tiefen Erdwärmesonde an ein Seniorenwohnheim zur Bereitung von Heizungs- und BrauchwarmwasserThe Arbeiterwohlfahrt (AWO) has built a new retirement home in the town of Prenzlau. Heating and sanitary hot water (SHW) is supplied to the

Avoiding Precipitations by Filtration and Inhibition (ContraPart)

Vermeidung von Ausfällungen durch Filtration und Inhibierung (ContraPart)At various points and according to the various mechanisms, particles in the thermal water loop result in direct damages to the equipment (e.g., through precipitations or erosion)

Assessment of the Geothermal Potential for Geothermal Energy Recovery in the Koprivnica Region, Croatia

In September 2010, GTN completed the project “Geological and Geophysical Study plus Feasibility Study for Koprivnica - HUHR/0901 /2.1.3/0009/Study HU“ within the framework of an EU Cross-Border program covering both the analysis of the geological conditions and of the technical/economic frameworks existing at this site in Croatia.