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Characteristics of Geothermal Resources of Vietnam

There have been more the little-large 800 hydropowers, 47 solar energy electricity farms, 144 wind energy electricity farms, and 10 biogas electricity plants to build in the North Part, South Part and along the sea shore line of Vietnam. Up to now, there have not been any the business geothermal electricity plant to build in Vietnam in whole 269 geothermal resources that have been discovered. Many geothermal study projects of state organizations and privates have been deployed on all territory with goals to find some geothermal resources for the business electricity generation but there have not been any the geothermal resources can be used to generate the business electricity. Data of geology, geophysics, hydrogeology, geochemistry and drill of the these geothermal study projects have clearly showed up all geothermal resources of Vietnam belongs to the lower temperature geothermal resources and the average temperature geothermal resources (30-100OC) can not be used to generate the business electricity with nowadays technology. Many the lower temperature geothermal resources, the average temperature geothermal resources that they are located near to the large cities such as Ha Noi, Sai Gon, Da Nang, Quang Ninh etc., have been become the attractive tuorist centres for bathing, balneology, sanatorium, canned geothermal water and sight-seeing. The economic effect of direct use of these geothermal resources is bigger much more than others goals. Some real estate areas that they are surrounded by these geothermal resources next to the big cities have been become the highly profits - born real estate investment centers of the private companies, the economics groups, FDI , etc.

Hung Nguyen Tien
Bacviet Applied Geotechnic Company

Giang, Kiem Cao Duy, Duong Duc
Geology Science Institute And Mineral Resources

Ludvik S, Gudni , Malfriδur Georgsson, Axelsson, O’marsd


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