Cornwall seeks to boost geothermal energy capacity

Region offers businesses to take part in geothermal development Businesses specializing in energy development are being invited to bid for a share of more than $13 million in geothermal energy projects that will be taking place in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly in England. The projects are associated with the Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Growth Program, which will come to an end in 2020. The majority of the funding will be coming from the European Regional Development Fund and will be issued by the Cornwall council. Geothermal power…

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Wave energy to take root in the South West of England

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The South West of England will be home to the country’s first marine energy park. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced last month that the region stretching from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly will play host to the project. The marine energy park will be a massive wave power system, which could generate as much as 27 gigawatts of electricity by 2050. This is more than the energy generated by 8 coal power plants and will emit no harmful gasses or chemicals into the environment. The national and local…

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