An Australian company says its “unique” technology could lead to oil and gas rigs in the UK North Sea being repurposed as key infrastructure for geothermal energy - a new renewables sector.
Oil and gas giant Chevron has invested in a Swedish private investment company as it tries to expand its clean energy offering.
Geothermal baseload electricity is to be sold in the UK for the first time after a landmark deal with a renewable energy supplier was rubber-stamped.
THE north-east could become a goldmine of cheap, environmentally-friendly heating - thanks to one of its most famous natural resources.
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Not far from the earth's surface is a source of energy we could use to heat our homes, schools and businesses.
Scotland is being urged to embrace geothermal energy if tests confirm it can be produced in the north-east.
CO2 is now a major headache and headlines are full of stories about how to capture and store the gas. Carbon capture is considered by UK policymakers to be the way ahead.
RENEWABLE energy is a hot topic these days with bold targets set to boost the amount of electricity we generate from devices like wind turbines and biomass-fuelled heating and power-generation systems. The five renewable sources used most often are biomass, hydro-power, wind, solar and geothermal.