United Downs geothermal project ready for next milestoneUnited Downs well heads. Photo: GEL

United Downs geothermal project ready for next milestone

Following successful injection tests last year, this month the project will see its first hot water production.

The United Downs is a unique geothermal project in the UK. Two wells drilled through a major, near vertical fault zone in Cornwall (Porthtowan Fault), southwest England, will soon be properly tested through water production from the deep well and injection in the shallow one. Granitic basement “The host rock is granitic basement,” Hazel Farndale […]

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