Decarbonising London’s Square Mile heating system: heat pumps and geothermal technology

We know that to reach our long-term climate and energy objectives, our heating systems will have to be decarbonised. Jillian Ambrose writes on the Guardian website about plans for buildings in London’s Square Mile. What are your views?   Low-carbon heating system to warm up London’s Square Mile One of the UK’s largest low-carbon heating … Continue reading Decarbonising London’s Square Mile heating system: heat pumps and geothermal technology

There is an urgent need to increase the energy efficiency of data centres and reduce their environmental impact

Alessandro Bruschini, Infrastructure Manager from Aruba wrote on the Techerati website on the urgent need to improve the energy performance of data centres and offers three solutions.   Why going ‘green‘ is crucial to all data centre operations Three solutions that offer a ‘green’ route towards energy efficiency improvements It’s been said many times over, … Continue reading There is an urgent need to increase the energy efficiency of data centres and reduce their environmental impact

Many Canadian condominiums opting for geothermal heating and cooling

While most geothermal systems in the past 40 years have been installed in single-family homes, those in the industry say growth in the market is now driven by condominiums. Emily Chung writes on the CBC website about the increasing interest in this technology. What are your views?   Why geothermal is a hot trend in … Continue reading Many Canadian condominiums opting for geothermal heating and cooling

Important developments in geothermal energy in Kenya

It is encouraging to see how the energy transition is taking place throughout the world. Amy Yee writes in The Independent about recent developments in Kenya to deploy geothermal energy. Kenya, the first African country to tap geothermal power, began its programmes in the late 1970s and early 1980s. But recent growth is quite dramatic. … Continue reading Important developments in geothermal energy in Kenya

Could abandoned coal mines be used as a geothermal energy source?

The energy transition leads down many paths to find innovative approaches. Charlotte Adams and Jon Gluyas from Durham University provide a good article on The Conversation website about the possible use of coal mines as an important heating source. It would be good to get your views.   We could use old coal mines to … Continue reading Could abandoned coal mines be used as a geothermal energy source?

Attempts to give a higher priority to geothermal energy

The energy transition includes all forms of renewable energy but the one that has had least attention, in the opinion of many, is geothermal energy. Dave Keating writes on the Deutsche Welle website about recent efforts to better harness heat from the Earth.   Geothermal energy: Why hasn’t it caught on yet Despite being one … Continue reading Attempts to give a higher priority to geothermal energy