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Title:
GEOTHERMAL HEAT HARVESTERS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2017/053884
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
Thermal energy is extracted from geological formations using a heat harvester. In some embodiments, the heat harvester is a once-through, closed loop, underground heat harvester created by directionally drilling through hot rock. The extracted thermal energy can be converted or transformed to other forms of energy.

Inventors:
MONCARZ, Piotr, D. (3255 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94306, US)
KOLBE, Walter, R. (620 Brighton Road, Pacifica, CA, 94044, US)
CAPUANO, Louis, E., Jr. (4701 Parktrail Drive, Santa Rosa, CA, 95405, US)
RYAN, Keanen (3743 N. Sheffield Avenue, Apt. 2fChicago, IL, 60613, US)
Application Number:
US2016/053569
Publication Date:
June 08, 2017
Filing Date:
September 23, 2016
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Assignee:
GEOTHERMIC SOLUTION, LLC (2479 East Bayshore Road, Suite 205Palo Alto, CA, 94303, US)
International Classes:
E21B43/16; E21B43/26; F03G4/00; F03G7/04; F24J3/00; F24J3/08
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
FILICE, Dominic et al. (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 650 Page Mill RoadPalo Alto, CA, 94304-1050, US)
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