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28
Nov

UK Geothermal Symposium Innovation Award – the BODYHEAT project

Awards given to the four winners at the UK Geothermal Symposium November 2022 saw the UK’s 9th Geothermal Symposium in the Geological Society, Piccadilly, London. The first UKGS to be stretched across two days, the event was buzzing with the heightened number of projects and companies growing across the community. Members of Parliament, the UK Geothermal community and investment groups were in greater attendance than ever before. As part of…

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25
Nov

Real Living Wage Employer

TownRock is now officially accredited as a Real Living Wage employer! A Living Wage employer ensures that all employees are paid at least the living wage. The employer also agrees to increasing the amount which it pays its employees by the same amount as any increase in the living wage within a six-month window of the official announcement. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is…

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07
Oct

New Starters and Farewells

Photo Credit: Vartika Kashyap New Starters Early 2022 saw the TownRock team grow to quadruple what it was just 6 months before and over the course of the year working closely together has delivered our most successful year to date with triple turnover compared to previous year, and x10 turnover of the year before. The fortunes of this and securing some more significant private contracts and R&D project funding, have…

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16
Mar

New Offices in Central Edinburgh

TownRock is pleased to announce having office access based in the prime location of St. Andrews Square, Edinburgh! As a result of TownRock winning a position on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Accelerator programme, the rapidly growing team have full use of the offices available in Edinburgh, just a 5 minute walk from Waverley Station, as well as other hub locations across the UK. RBS Accelerator supports and empowers UK…

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21
Jan

TownRock has expanded!

Photo credit: Belinda Fewings Welcoming in the new year with a bang, TownRock is delighted to announce that it has taken on seven new employees. This has been enabled by generous support from Scottish Enterprise (SE) through their Green Jobs Fund. They have agreed to support the expansion of TownRock through a programme of R&D activities which will underpin the company's aim to rapidly expand its minewater geothermal services: these…

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13
Jan

TownRock wins Innovative Geothermal Consultancy award

TownRock is delighted to have been named Most Innovative Geothermal Consultancy at the Scottish Enterprise Awards 2021. The awards celebrate the very best of Scotland's 300,000 small and medium-sized businesses. It was especially gratifying for TownRock that its efforts to take action on #theclimateemergency were recognised in the same year as Glasgow hosted COP26. Awards Coordinator Dean Taylor, offering his congratulations to all the nominees and winnners, said: “It is…

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15
Dec

BODYHEAT – a world first!

BODYHEAT – TownRock is ready to deliver a world-first renewable heating system in Glasgow Photo credit: Michael Hunter TownRock Energy is hugely excited to announce that it will begin construction of its unique renewable heating and cooling system at SWG3, Glasgow’s innovative events hub, in January 2022. The project, aptly named BODYHEAT, was officially launched during COP26 when SWG3 hosted the New York Times Climate Hub. Sunday 7 November saw…

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08
Sep

TownRock Energy Publishes New Brochure

TownRock Energy has published its most recent brochure providing comprehensive information about geothermal resources in the UK and the services we provide. Please get in touch if you would like to hear more about our projects.

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15
Mar

TownRock Energy Hires Graduate Project Engineer

TownRock Energy is excited to announce the appointment of Jake Diamond as our new Graduate Project Engineer.  His academic engineering experience makes him the ideal entry-level choice. He will help the TownRock Energy team to continue to grow and develop its new and exciting projects. Jake has worked on a variety of engineering projects at university. He also has work experience as a data analyst and has worked in several…

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11
Jan

A 2020 Recap from the Managing Director

2020 was driving a supercar that keeps having to go over speedbumps. What a year. Terrifying and incredible. Frustrating and magnificent and life changing. The highlight reel, for those short of time: We drilled* our first well, proving a viable geothermal resource exists under a client’s propertyWe drilled* another twenty holes, including the first commercial minewater thermal wells in ScotlandWe increased our number of active clients by a factor of…

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