Geothermal energy

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Abandoned pits of former mining town fuel green revolution
Project in Seaham, County Durham, will use water from mine shafts to heat 1,500 new homes

Matthew Taylor

10, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Full steam ahead for Cornwall’s geothermal energy project
Team behind project at United Downs site near Redruth say power plant will be producing electricity and heat by next year

Steven Morris

01, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Eden Project to start drilling for ‘hot rocks’ to generate geothermal energy
If successful project will allow water to be injected down borehole to be superheated by rocks beneath

Steven Morris

19, Apr, 2021 @5:39 PM

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Eden Project to begin drilling for clean geothermal energy
Cornwall council and EU will fund scheme to tap into ‘hot rocks’ beneath attraction

Steven Morris

14, Oct, 2019 @8:32 AM

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The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel
Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economy

Jonathan Watts in Hell's Gate national park, Kenya

26, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Drilling starts to tap geothermal power from Cornwall's hot rocks
Boreholes near Redruth would be UK’s deepest and could kickstart zero-carbon power source across country

Adam Vaughan

06, Nov, 2018 @5:28 PM

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'Groundbreaking': Cornwall geothermal project seeks funds
The UK’s first commercial geothermal plant could come online as soon as 2020 – research suggests the technology generate a fifth of the nation’s power

Adam Vaughan

16, Jul, 2017 @2:38 PM

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Could British homes be powered by Icelandic volcano?
Commercial interest is growing in plans to harness geothermal energy from Iceland’s magma lakes and use it to supply the UK and Europe

Arthur Neslen

19, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Geothermal cooling, cycle paths and jobs: what does it take to get six green stars?
Creating a sustainable community is about more than solar energy and recycled water, says the Green Building Council

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

16, Jan, 2017 @2:35 AM

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Solar energy and rethinking geothermal: Arena's hits and misses
As demand for sustainable energy increases, Australia’s independent renewable energy agency has to choose to fund some projects over others – to varying degrees of success

Bianca Nogrady

27, Dec, 2016 @5:17 AM

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'The heat is there': is there a future for geothermal energy in Australia?
Despite millions of dollars invested, the Australian geothermal energy industry remains in its infancy. Will Arena’s cautious optimism be rewarded?

Bianca Nogrady

03, Nov, 2016 @9:57 PM

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Sustainable energy: inside Iceland’s geothermal power plant
Inside the Hellisheiði plant, which provides 300MW of power – and Reykjavik’s hot water

Kit Buchan

29, May, 2016 @6:30 AM

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