Shell drills for geothermal energy in the NetherlandsView of drilling site in Leeuwarden -

Shell drills for geothermal energy in the Netherlands

Aimed at providing heat to buildings in the city of Leeuwarden, this project could become the first successful example of district heating through geothermal energy production.

Drilling for geothermal energy is not new in the Netherlands, but most projects so far were completed to produce energy for greenhouse heating. What is new in the case of the recently spudded well Leeuwarden-GT-01 is the fact that it aims to use the energy in a district heating system for the city of Leeuwarden […]

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