Geothermal needs £100m from government

The UK’s fledgling deep geothermal sector needs “more government support” to the tune of £100million, otherwise the UK risks falling behind other European countries. This was the consensus from geothermal experts who were candid about their need for government cash at the EGS Energy’s conference in London yesterday. Ryan Law, managing director of Geothermal Engineering […]

Hot rock funding gets cool response

This week’s government announcement that funding worth £1m is to be made available for geothermal energy research has received a lukewarm response from the Renewable Energy Association. The Deep Geothermal Energy Fund, run by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, will be open to applications until October 29. The fund will help companies carry […]