Assessment of New Approaches in Geothermal Exploration Decision Making

Katherine Young, Sertac Akar

Research output: NRELPoster


This poster describes the findings in a related paper and information gleaned from the project. The aim of the project is to develop a methodology for more objective geothermal decision making, including more solid go/no-go decisions at specific points in the process, and to reduce subjectivity and increase reproducibility in the future.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePresented at the 2015 Geothermal Technologies Office Peer Review, 11-14 May 2015, Golden, Colorado

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PO-6A20-63988


  • conceptual models
  • enthalphy-based exploration targeting
  • geothermal projects
  • internal rate of return
  • net present value
  • risk
  • sensitivity analysis
  • value of information analysis

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