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Author Topic: Drilling starts on UK geothermal borehole  (Read 156 times)
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« on: November 07, 2018, 11:42:06 AM »

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/nov/06/drilling-starts-to-tap-geothermal-power-from-cornwalls-hot-rocks?CMP=share_btn_tw

I remember visiting a geothermal power station in Iceland a few years ago - amazing tech but of course there it's basically just there at the surface.  Hope this can be commercially effective here, that seems a long way down to have to drill.
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« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2018, 04:37:59 PM »

First geothermal borehole?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southampton_District_Energy_Scheme

I recall it being on Tomorrow's World I believe.

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