Geothermal power plants

Mamdouh El Haj Assad, Ali Khosravi, Mohammad Alhuyi Nazari, Marc A. Rosen

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This chapter covers the basic thermodynamic principles of various types of geothermal power plants. Energy and exergy analyses are provided for each type of geothermal power plant. Numerical examples of power plants are also presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDesign and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems
EditorsMamdouh El Haj Assad, Marc A. Rosen
PublisherElsevier Science
Publication date1. Jan 2021
ISBN (Electronic)9780128216026
Publication statusPublished - 1. Jan 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Dry steam
  • Exergy
  • Flash
  • Geothermal energy
  • Organic Rankine cycle


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