United Kingdom: Geothermal boss maps out Cornish ambitions

Business Green: The UK's first deep geothermal power plant could be up and running by 2013, after Cornwall Council last week gave the go-ahead for the pioneering 65MW project. UK-based Geothermal Engineering Ltd said it expects to begin drilling the first deep well at the proposed site on an industrial estate in Redruth early next year. The 4.5km-deep well is expected to access rocks that reach temperatures of up 200°C and is intended to be followed by two further wells. The completed facility ......

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