Eden Geothermal are keen to share our passion for geothermal energy! So we welcome visitors to our site (we have a public viewing area that’s free to access) and encourage our neighbours and members of the public to get in touch with any questions about the project or geothermal energy more generally.
Please contact Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.
Site updates for our neighbours: Facebook groups, letters and direct contact
We post regular general updates about our project on our blog and social media channels.
But there are some issues we think we will be of interest only to the local community, and not the wider public. These have included: key stages in the site construction; vehicle movements during rig mobilisation and demobilisation; and planned emergency alarm drills. We don’t tend to post information about these on our website or social media, but use other channels to ensure our neighbours are kept in the loop.
For example, we’ll post on local Facebook pages: Trethurgy and Friends, Penwithick Community News, Luxulyan Community and PL24 group.
In addition, we keep a log of those neighbours who’ve opted to be contacted directly with any site news. Anyone can join this: we just need a name and some contact details (including an email if possible).
And occasionally we’ll deliver an update letter to several hundred households in the immediate vicinity of the site. The latest of these is from October 2021 and can be downloaded below:
And finally, we liaise with the Eden Project Neighbours’ Forum, and have an Eden Geothermal Community Liaison Group (see below).
Eden Geothermal Community Liaison Group
Eden Geothermal Community Liaison Group aims to provide “a forum for communication between Eden Geothermal, its partners and the local community”. Its members are representatives of the four parish councils that border the Eden site (Treverbyn, Luxulyan, St Blaise and Carlyon), Cornwall Council, Eden Neighbours Forum, Eden Geothermal Ltd and Eden Project.
To contact the group, please email Claire at email@example.com and we will put you in touch.
Meetings are held every 2-3 months on average, and the last one was on Thursday 9th September 2021 (by Zoom). There’s time set aside during the meeting for members of the local community to attend and ask questions or discuss specific issues. If you’d like to do this, please email Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions or an outline of the issue you’d like to talk about. These meetings are for local residents, so please let us know where you live when you email.
Minutes of the latest meetings are available to download below:
More information about how the group operates can be found in EGCLG’s Terms of Reference, which you can download here: