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The earth has enough geothermal energy to supply twice over the world’s total electrical needs.

According to the MIT Technology Review, the earth has enough geothermal energy to supply twice over the world’s total electrical needs. Unfortunately, the geothermal power is used to generate only about 0.3% of the worldwide electricity generation. Until now, almost all geothermal energy has gone unused. It’s the high time we think about utilizing the …

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OptiDrill in Horizon Results Booster (HRB) initiative of the European Commission.

A multi-disciplined approach to solving some of the issues of deep geothermal energy usage. This short video clip shows how research and innovation teams, supported by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, are co-operating through knowledge sharing to make geothermal the low carbon baseload energy choice.Longer material lifecycles, reduced drilling costs and increased understanding of geothermal …

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How Geothermal energy can be used to produce electricity?

Geothermal energy can be used to produce electricity by pumping cold water at high pressure into an injection well and extracting hot water, then passing through a heat exchanger. The rest is history. A must-read article by BBC Science Focus Magazine where electricity production using geothermal energy is explained relatively simple terms. https://www.sciencefocus.com/science/how-does-geothermal-energy-work-to-produce-electricity/

Interview with Dr. Shahin Jamali: OptiDrill

Dr. Shahin Jamali Head of Monitoring and Artificial Intelligence, Fraunhofer IEG. Dr. Shahin Jamali is the Coordinator for the OptiDrill project and the head of the Monitoring and Artificial intelligence department at Fraunhofer IEG. He has worked on novel monitoring systems, including Acoustic Emission technology for innovative, future contact-free drilling processes and lately, his main …

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OptiDrill Project Presentation at CSM Business Breakfast

Kevin Mallin, Managing Director at GeoLorn Ltd. and Technical Manager at OptiDrill project, is going to discuss about the real time drilling advisory system platform that will be developed  utilising novel sensor and machine learning methods to predict ROP, lithology, drilling problems, well completion and enhancement and finally to unite those methods under one system …

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Scientists searching for ‘Holy Grail’ of energy begin drilling into Earth’s crust to power Eden Project

OptiDrill project partner BESTEC is involved in the Eden Geothermal project. The geothermal engineers have started drilling three miles into the Earth’s crust with 450 tonne rig. For more information go to the news Scientists searching for ‘Holy Grail’ of energy begin drilling into Earth’s crust to power Eden Project | Climate News | Sky …

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Kick-off of OptiDrill Project

We are proud to announce the kick-off of the EU H2020 project, OptiDrill- Optimisation of Geothermal Drilling Operation with Machine Learning in January 2021. OptiDrill: Optimisation of Geothermal Drilling Operation with Machine Learning Geothermal drilling industry faces various challenges such as poor overall drilling confidence and performance, and lack of bottom hole awareness resulting in …

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