Support for geothermal bid hots up

Support for geothermal bid hots up

Scotland is being urged to embrace geothermal energy if tests confirm it can be produced in the north-east.

The Press and Journal revealed yesterday that granite located several miles beneath Aberdeenshire could hold the potential to create heat and generate electricity.

Four miles underground, the Earth’s temperature typically rises by 150C – but in areas where there is granite the temperature can rise by 210C.

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