Geothermal energy from abandoned coal mines

Boreholes are drilled into water filled mines

Whilst there is an irony in a Government ‘quango’ leading this initiative, there is also the contradiction that Yorkshire probably has the greatest extent of abandoned coal mines, whilst the majority of the pilot schemes are in the North East and to a lessor extent Nottinghamshire but no mention of Yorkshire!

For more information on this sustainable initiative follow the link to The Coal Authority

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