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As part of a data room organized by the Dominicans government, Storengy was asked by the BEE to study the basement part of a geothermal power plant construction project. The island of Dominica (73 000 people) is a republic within the Commonwealth, independent since 1978. Its capital Roseau is counting approximately 24 000 people. It is located exactly halfway between the islands Guadeloupe 41 km north and Martinique 40 km south.
It relates to evaluate the potential of Wotten Waven geothermal field (initially presented with a capacity of 120 MWe in 2012 before the three exploration wells and 90 MWe in 2013) and estimate if it can provide enough energy for electricity production not only for home market but also for export to Guadeloupe and / or Martinique.This geothermal field is located in the southern part of the Dominica island approximately at ten kilometers east of Roseau, in an area known for its geothermal surface manifestations including mineralized hot springs, fumaroles, sulfur deposits and phreatic explosion craters (whose "Boiling Lake", one of the largest known in the world).
The main conclusions of the analysis and integration of data provided in data room, but also from additional bibliographic research carried out in support, are the following:
Geological context and conceptual model of the geothermal system
Three exploration wells (WW-01 to 03) were drilled in 2012 at depths of 1200 to 1600 m. They helped prove the existence of a deep geothermal reservoir and provide important information on its thickness, its temperature and permeability (injectivity-productivity). * Temperatures measured on wells indicate that the heat generating Wotten Waven geothermalisme is likely related to a magma chamber located under the Micotrin volcano who last erupted about 27 000 years ago.

* The geothermal reservoir is composed of…...

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