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Modelling the existing Irish energy-system to identify future energy costs and the maximum wind penetration feasible

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2010

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Connolly, D., Lund, H., Mathiesen, B. V., and Leahy, M., 2010, Modelling the existing Irish energy-system to identify future energy costs and the maximum wind penetration feasible: Energy, v. 35, iss. 5, p. 2164-2173.

Summary

A two-dimensional finite element model was used to simulate the groundwater recovery process under various surface mining situations. The simulation results were used to predict the rate at which soil settlement takes place. It was found that the groundwater recovery process is very fast immediately after mine closure and cessation of dewatering programmes; a significant part of mine land settlement can be measured at such times. This paper presents a method for deriving the relationship between the re-establishment of the natural groundwater regime to its equilibrium position as existed prior to the commencement of mining operations and mine spoil settlement.

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 03605442

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