Giant leap for renewable energy as EU and Cornwall Council fund ground-breaking geothermal project
First well to be sunk 4.5km deep into granite crust beneath former clay quarry
Drilling for clean energy starts at home of world-famous Biomes next summer – making ten-year dream come true
The Eden Project and EGS Energy Limited announced today Monday October 14, 2019 that funding has finally been secured to drill the first well for their pioneering geothermal heat and power project.
After a ten-year campaign to bring the clean, green technology to Cornwall, the partners said that the £16.8 million in funding will enable them to start drilling on Eden’s site next summer.