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Can crowdfunding power the UK's deep geothermal industry?

Lord Teverson helps Geothermal Engineering switch on Rosemanowes demonstration project in Cornwall

Geothermal Engineering reveals plans to install 10 small wells across the UK to provide renewable heat to communities and housing projects

08 Oct 2014

Government frees up fracking rules despite 99 per cent opposition

Shale gas site picture by DECC

Scottish government accuses Whitehall of taking "gung-ho" approach to shale gas with new drilling regulations, but geothermal industry welcomes move

26 Sep 2014

Geoscart secures millions for Sainsbury’s geothermal rollout

Sainsburys store front

Macquarie Lending agrees £15m for initial phase, followed by 'significant funds' for further geothermal deployment

23 Jul 2014

Queen's Speech: Greens blast move to ease fracking planning rules

Caroline Lucas warns new infrastructure and competitiveness Bill would undermine efforts to tackle climate change and counter public opinion of shale gas

03 Jun 2014

How next-gen geothermal could boost the future of energy

By juicing geothermal with CO2, a team of scientists hope to overcome limitations to this potentially powerful form of renewable electricity

30 Dec 2013

Manchester geothermal plant steams forward

GT Energy plans to start drilling in 2015, after securing £1.7m funding

31 Oct 2013

India's Underground Power Potential - Vision or Reality?

Simon Graham explores whether Asia is on the brink of a boom in geothermal energy development

07 Aug 2013

Crewe hot rocks could supply centuries of renewable power

Cheshire East Council agrees to investigate geothermal power potential to help bring down energy bills and boost economic growth

24 Jul 2013

US approves 580MW of solar and geothermal projects

Projects set to be built on federal land in Arizona and Nevada as IKEA completes latest rooftop solar system

05 Jun 2013

A step-by-step guide to making use of the RHI

BusinessGreen Plus runs down the key steps for organisations installing green heating systems and registering for the Renewable Heat Incentive

24 Apr 2013

Under pressure - UK deep geothermal industry faces uncertain future

DECC pulls grant for Cornish deep geothermal project, but chief executive of company confident that government will ultimately back scheme

08 Apr 2013

It may be remote, but Iceland could end up sitting at the heart of Europe's clean energy strategy

The UK is thirsty for Iceland's geothermal energy, but is an interconnector the right answer?

12 Mar 2013

Which IT giant will be the first to fall for Iceland's green data centre charms?

BusinessGreen Plus explores how Iceland's glacial temperatures and renewable power resources could lure major data centre operators away from the UK

11 Mar 2013

Are hot rocks the answer to global food shortages?

Iceland president touts benefits of geothermal power as World Bank unveils plans to raise $500m for geothermal power in developing countries

07 Mar 2013

How could Iceland make the world's heavy industries zero carbon?

Reykjavik Energy hopes to demonstrate carbon and hydrogen sulphur sequestration technologies within five years

06 Mar 2013

Saudi Arabia invites companies to bid for colossal renewables contracts

Government publishes white paper detailing plans to install 54GW of clean energy capacity by 2032

22 Feb 2013

Glasgow mines geothermal heat to tackle fuel poverty

Network of underground tunnels left over from the region's mines could provide 40 per cent of city's heating

13 Feb 2013

Greg Barker pledges to boost deep geothermal power

Climate Change Minister says government will consider grant funding for first deep geothermal power plant

16 Oct 2012

Barker: UK green firms can tap into 'huge' African opportunity

Climate Change Minister says forging links with emerging low carbon markets will be key to UK growth after leading successful trade mission

08 Oct 2012

Chile hails groundbreaking deep geothermal well

GeoGlobal Energy claims to have drilled South America's most productive well

30 Aug 2012

US military to build an army of renewable energy plants

Defense and Interior departments seek to install solar, wind and geothermal projects on military lands

07 Aug 2012

Developers fear for geothermal under new subsidy regime

Geothermal industry warns cuts to support send out message UK is 'closed for business', although boost for hydro and energy-from-waste welcomed

25 Jul 2012

Plans revealed for "UK's largest" geothermal plant

GT Energy targets untapped heat resource under Manchester with new deep-geothermal proposals

20 Jul 2012

Sainsbury's digs deep for geothermal power

Supermarket partners with E.on and Geothermal International to install deep geothermal and ground source heat pump technology at 100 stores

19 Jul 2012

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