Dataset and SUTRA model used to evaluate Reservoirs for Thermal Energy Storage in the Portland Basin, Oregon.


This is a link to the open access, published dataset and modeling that supports a feasibility study of Reservoir Thermal Energy Storage (RTES) in the Portland Basin, Oregon, USA.

Burns, E.R., 2020, SUTRA model used to evaluate Saline or Brackish Aquifers as Reservoirs for Thermal Energy Storage in the Portland Basin, Oregon, USA: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

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DOE Project Name: Portland Deep Direct-Use Thermal Energy Storage (DDU-TES) Feasibility Study
DOE Project Number: EE0008104
DOE Project Lead: Arlene Anderson
Last Updated: 7 months ago
Data from June, 2020
Submitted Jun 29, 2020


Portland State University



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John Bershaw
Portland State University
Erick Burns
United States Geological Survey
Colin Williams
United States Geological Survey
Ray Wells
Portland State University
Matt Uddenberg
Stravan Consulting LLC
Trenton Cladouhos
Cyrq Energy Inc.
Darby Scanlon
Portland State University
Boz van Houten
University of Oregon


geothermal, energy, model, RTES, Portland Basin, Oregon, SUTRA, TES, simulation, viscosity, density, flow, stimulation, hydraulic, aquifer, saline, brackish, porosity, well-spacing, well data, district heating, heating, cooling, thermal efficiency, heat flux, temperature, volume, pumping rate


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