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Reykjanes Geothermal Power Plant

Start of operation

May 2006

Brought on line

December 2006

Output

100MWe from two 50MWe turbines

Plant type

Geothermal

Location

Reykjanes, Iceland

Estimated investment

Thought to be around $100m

Plant owner

Sudurnes Regional Heating Corporation

Plant designed by

Enex

Number of wells

Twelve, 2,700m deep

Steam units

Steam from reservoir at 290 to 320°C

Pressure

19 bars

Cooling and condensing

4,000l seawater/second

Fuel

Steam and geothermal brine
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