Eden Project secures funds for geothermal power plant

By District Energy posted 10-15-2019 14:41

  

BBC News

Summary

The Eden Project has secured £17m funding for a geothermal project, drilling 4.5km underground.

This funding will enable the Cornwall visitor attraction to build a power plant which will take energy from the heat in underground granite rocks.

On a site the size of a football pitch, the plant could produce power for the Eden Project and the local area.

The money is from a European fund, Cornwall Council and Institutional investors.

The Eden project is in partnership with EGS Energy, also based in Cornwall.

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