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Item Description Baughman, E.C. en_US Uemura, R.T. en_US 2012-08-16T19:25:13Z 2012-08-16T19:25:13Z 1985-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Baughman EC, Uemura RT. 1985. Chemistry, scale, and performance of the Hawaii Geothermal Project-A plant. Hilo (HI): Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. en_US
dc.description On cover: "AP·4342 Research Project 1195-12." "Prepared for Electric Power Research Institute" in Palo Alto, California. en_US
dc.description.abstract The objective of this study was to determine the effects of scale, corrosion, and erosion of the geothermal resource on HGP-A Geothermal Wellhead Power Plant. Analysis of the fluid chemistry was made to interpret the cause of corrosion and scale deposition in the brine and steam systems. It was found that metal sulfide scale formation occurred in the steam system and silica type scale formation in the brine system. The rate of scale deposition was strongly influenced by thechemical conditions in those systems. Although scale and corrosion did occur in the plant piping systems and equipment, they did not appreciably affect the performance of the plant. The results of this study will make the utilities more aware of the effects of geothermal fluid chemistry on scale deposition and corrosion which may increase plant efficiency and reduce maintenance of future plants. en_US
dc.format.extent 119 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc. en_US
dc.subject HGP en_US
dc.subject HGP-A en_US
dc.subject production en_US
dc.subject chemistry en_US
dc.subject scaling en_US
dc.subject silica en_US
dc.subject Puna en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.title Chemistry, scale, and performance of the Hawaii Geothermal Project-A plant en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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