The Technical and Economic Aspects from Geothermal Technology Using to Energy Production and an Estimation of the Cost of a Hot Dry Rock Geothermal Power Plant

The technical and economic aspects from using of the geothermal technology and the main advantages and disadvantages of this technology are presented in the paper. The article describes the basic scheme of a hot dry rock geothermal power plant. Theoretical model to assess the cost and the main results of the calculation of the economic efficiency of dry rock geothermal power plant is applied in the paper.

Keywords: geothermal energy, hot dry rock geothermal power plant, estimation of cost, economic evaluation of the effectiveness, independent power supply