Use of Enhanced Geothermal Systems for electricity production in Northern Greece
Giannakidis, Prof. Dr George
School of Science and Technology, MSc in Energy Systems
This dissertation was written as a part of the MSc in Energy Systems at the International
The goal of this dissertation is to examine the potential of Enhanced Geothermal Systems
(EGS) installations for electricity production in Northern Greece. Bibliographical
data on the geothermal fields of Northern Greece are used as input variables in the System
Advisor Model (SAM) developed by NREL, in order to analyze the installation of
an EGS power plant.
I am using this opportunity to express my gratitude to everyone who supported me
throughout the course of this MSc project.
I would like to express my deep gratitude to Professor Dr. George Giannakidis, my supervisors,
for his patient guidance, enthusiastic encouragement and useful critiques of
I am particularly grateful for the assistance given by the instructors from both the IHU
and the visiting faculty.
I wish to thank my parents and my brother for their support and encouragement
throughout my study.
Finally, I would like to thank my fiancée, Marina, who has always been supporting my
choices and encouraging my efforts. Without her help and patience I would not have
been able to complete my studies.