31 May '12, 9am

Press release: REA urges DECC not to ignore phenomenal potential of UK deep geothermal resource #geothermal #renewable

REA urges DECC not to ignore phenomenal potential of UK deep geothermal resource Posted: 31 May, 2012. Written by REA News Renewable Energy Association Press Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31st May 2012 MOU with Iceland must not derail nascent UK deep geothermal industry Yesterday – on the same day that a report was published revealing the astounding potential of the UK’s deep geothermal resource for heat and power [1] – Energy Minister Charles Hendry signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Iceland which could see the UK importing sizeable volumes of Iceland’s geothermal power [2]. REA [3] Head of External Affairs Leonie Greene comments: “While we welcome greater collaboration on renewable energy, it is important that the UK Government doesn’t overlook the UK’s own deep geothermal resource, which could supply up to 20% of electricity needs and the majority of our heat needs. ...

Full article: http://www.r-e-a.net/news/rea-urges-decc-not-to-ignore-ph...

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