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Keywords: enhanced geothermal systemsClose
Journal: Journal of Heat Transfer
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. November 2011, 133(11): 112603.
Published Online: September 19, 2011
... below the surface. As these rocks are usually impermeable to flow in the natural state, the first step involves the creation of an artificial reservoir or enhanced geothermal system (EGS) by hydrofracturing which involves pumping high pressurized water into the rock. Hydrofracturing results...