Recent progress in magma energy extraction

Ongoing research in the area of Magma Energy Extraction is directed at developing a fundamental understanding of the establishment and long term operation of an open, direct-contact heat exchanger in a crustal magma body. The energy extraction rate has a direct influence on the economic viability of...

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Authors: Alfonso Ortega, J.C. Dunn, T.Y. Chu, R.P. Wemple, C.E. Hickox
Conference Location: Washington, D.C.
Conference Dates: April 14, 1987
Proceedings Title: 5th Geothermal Program Review
Format: Conference Proceeding
Published: Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Energy, 1987