Table 2.

Geothermal heating stations, plants and facilities in northern Germany operating hydrothermal reservoirs with selected key parameters

LocationStatusFirst wellWellsReservoirDepth (m)T (°C)TDS (g l−1)Eth (GWh a−1)
 1 – Waren (D)Operating1986Wa 3, Wa 4Rhaetian1540611582.4
 2 – Prenzlau (D – VHE)Operating1986Pr 1Rotliegend2800108n/a0.36
 3 – Neustadt-Glewe (D, E)Operating1987NG 1, NG 2Rhaetian22509922118.33
 4 – Neuruppin (D, S, B)Operating2007NnS 1, NnS 2Aalenian1620631870.52
 5 – Velten (D)Inoperative1990Vt 2Hettangian155063187None
 6 – Neubrandenburg (H)Operating1985N 1, N 4Rhaetian125053.4134None
 7 – Berlin (H)Operating1996AR 1, AR 2Hettangian32019.432None
 8 – Bad Wilsnack (S, B)Operating1996Wlk 1Rhaetian100039.1162None
 9 – Belzig (S, B)Operating1996Bz 1Rhaetian73027188None
10 – Binz (S, B)Operating1994Binz 1TBm102028.5110None
11 – Templin (S, B)Operating1995Tp 1Hettangian162067.3163None
12 – Burg/Spreew. (S, B)Operating1998BuC 1TBm129554.5230None
13 – Bad Saarow (S)Operating1996SrwPk 1, SrwPk 2Hettangian4282224.6None
  • B, balneology; D, district heating (doublet, open system); D – VHE, deep borehole vertical earth heat exchanger (closed system); E, electricity generation; H, heat storage; TBm, Middle Buntsandstein; TDS, total dissolved solids; Eth, annual heat production in 2015 (source: http://www.geotis.de).