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06
Nov

Won Tender for Geothermal Feasibility Study

Our tender to Cheshire West & Cheshire Council has been successful! This exciting opportunity will see us evaluate the geothermal resources beneath the Local Authority area in work package 1, drawing on all available subsurface data. Work package 2 will then focus on a specific project site of significant heat demand to model the business case for geothermal energy systems at varied scales and depths to allow selection of the…

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31
Oct

Recognition as global geothermal industry representative

Our MD was today on an interview panel with the aim of selecting a new Professor of Geothermal Energy for a joint role with Heriot-Watt University and the British Geological Survey. David’s role was to represent the global geothermal energy industry, among senior academics and managers from both institutions. Three candidates were screened and one will be offered the prestigious position in due course.erioH

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03
Oct

Attended Nordic Heat Masterclass in the Hague

Our MD visited the Hague for a one-day masterclass on low temperature heating and cooling networks. Presenters were from prestigious expert organisations such as Transport for London, Mijnwater BV and the Dutch government and local municipalities of the Hague and Rotterdam area. Best practices for the latest (fifth) generation of heat networks were shared, whereby high efficiencies are achieved through implementation of multi-scale and intern-seasonal thermal storage, including mine water…

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14
Jul

Successful pitch to Edinburgh Business School

We have successfully pitched to enter the inaugural Edinburgh Business School incubator hub for start-up companies. The judging panel said they were impressed by TownRock Energys calibre, traction and environmental and social sustainability. The Duke of York opened the hub, which will provide our company with premium office space and expert enablement, as well as access to the skills and resources of the business school. Our team will be sad…

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13
Jun

Visit to legendary Springhill minewater project

Today our team visited the minewater heating and cooling project in Springhill Nova Scotia. Having run for several decades it is one of the legendary examples of minewater heating and cooling. The main client is a plastic manufacturer that uses minewater in its industrial cooling process. Heat customers include a heated polytunnel owned by a charity for adults with learning disabilities. The project us currently expanding with help from the…

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02
May

MD Presenting at All-Energy

Our MD gave a talk today at the 2018 All-Energy trade show, the biggest renewable energy conference in the UK calendar. The topic was a comparison of all of the various types of minewater geothermal system design. David asked the audience member from SEPA which system design made him the most nervous, and his response was “the one which has longest distance between the production and injection boreholes”. This may…

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13
Nov

Hired a Hydrogeologist!

We are happy to announce that after a rigorous recruitment process with the support of Adopt an Interne aka AAI Talent, we have hired Victoria MacKay as our new Hydrogeologist! We are looking forward to training Victoria in the necessary subsurface modelling techniques, and what better way than by working directly on some of our latest project feasibility studies. We must extend our thanks to AAI Talent who have not…

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06
Sep

EDGE Application Submitted

After an exhausting couple days, we have managed to submit our application for the Scottish EDGE Round 11. We are most proud of our 3 minute pitch video which includes professional editing, interviews with our current cohort of interns, and a genuine geothermal energy rap from our Managing Director, check it out here and try not to laugh https://youtu.be/Xniq5tC3rOg If successful we will use the funding to build our team…

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14
Aug

6th London Geothermal Synopsium

Interested in the latest UK geothermal energy projects developments? Want to network with the UK's geothermal energy professionals and researchers? The 6th London Geothermal Symposium is the perfect event for you. https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/geothermal17

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