Eden Geothermal Community Fund opens

Applications open today for the Eden Geothermal Community Fund – a £20,000 fund to support projects in the parishes of Treverbyn, St Blaise, Carlyon and Luxulyan. For full details please visit our Community page at https://www.edengeothermal.com/community/

We’ve started!

On Monday 21st September, work started on preparing the site for drilling our first geothermal well. A momentous day for the team, some of whom have been developing this project for many years. Now, at last, after years of planning and mountains of paperwork, the countdown begins, as plant arrives on site… … and the […]

Eden Geothermal Launches Community Fund

This week sees the launch of the Eden Geothermal Community Fund. This is a £20,000 pot to support community environmental projects in our four neighbouring parishes of Treverbyn, Luxulyan, St Blaise and Carlyon. Applications for projects will open in November, and will be open to community groups with constitutional documents. We’ll post more information on […]

Work starts on site at Eden Geothermal!

Work has started on preparing the ground for Eden’s  pioneering geothermal heat and power project at its Bodelva site. This is on land just inside the main Eden Project visitor gate and is a significant step in what Eden sees as a clean-energy revolution for Cornwall and the UK. After a 10-year campaign, last October […]

Eden Geothermal covid-19 response

Eden Geothermal is in a more fortunate position than many businesses at this difficult time. While the pandemic has made working life more challenging, the project is in its preparation stages, so work has continued without interruption, and we’re moving ahead steadily. Go to ‘Resources’ to download our latest press release, which we set out […]

Project Manager

We are delighted to announce that Max Skerratt has joined us. Max has a wide range of experience in the geothermal industry, working in New Zealand for over 10 years, see Who We Are for more details. We see this appointment as an important step in the development of a Geothermal industry in Cornwall, which […]

Eden Geothermal Board

It is with regret that we announce that Gordon Seabright has stepped down as CEO of The Eden Project, and at the same time stepping down as their non-executive representative on our Board. We would like to thank Gordon for his support over the last two years. We will be announcing Eden Project’s new non-executive […]

Sir Tim Smit on Geothermal at The Eden Project

Sir Tim Smit, co-founder of The Eden Project has long held the dream that we could tap into the resources beneath our feet to generate power that is available 24/7. Here Sir Tim talks about geothermal energy at The Eden Project.

Press Comment at Eden Geothermal Announcement

The announcement of Eden Geothermal’s project has generated articles locally, nationally and internationally. Here are links to articles from BBC, The Guardian and Daily Mail: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-50035453 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/14/eden-project-drilling-clean-geothermal-energy https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7571129/Eden-Project-ahead-17m-geothermal-energy-revolution.html

Full steam ahead for Eden’s £16.8 million hot rocks plan

Funding has finally been secured to drill the first well for our pioneering geothermal heat and power project.
After a ten-year campaign the £16.8 million in funding will enable us to start drilling on Eden’s site next summer.