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2 above hydrostatic pressure). This technology is still in the research phase, but it would employ conventional electrical generation technologies. Hot-dry-rock geothermal technology is still in the research phase and would also employ conventional electrical generation technologies. Magma technology is still only a hypothetical concept, but it would most likely use conventional steam-turbine technology to generate electricity. Impact of Superconductors The impact of superconductors on large-scale, grid-connected geothermal energy conversion appears, in general, to be neutral.

Of the behavior of the material, including: Magnetic flux density vs. current density frontier, as a function of temperature; Dissipation resulting from time-varying magnetic fields; and Determination of sensitivities of other material properties on stress. Temperature optimization (determination of the best design temperature). Cooling will be easier at higher temperatures, but lower temperatures will provide batter material performance. 20 Performance Rating (MW) Sync. 5 (Cont’d) % Variable/Parameter Sat.

7 REFERENCE 1. , Superconducting Research Institute Report EPRI-EL-577 (Research Project 429-l) (Nov. 1977). F. W. McConnell Oak Ridge National Laboratory 50 Applied Superconductivity Summary One-sixth of the annual losses associated with transmitting electricity over the national grid occur in power transformers. Losses in power transformers are equal in magnitude to the output of five large-scale, base-load power plants. Installation of superconducting power transformers could reduce these losses.

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