Britain abandons power from hot rocks

Milne, Roger
February 1991
New Scientist;2/16/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1756, p27
Reports on the British government's decision to abandon plans to tap the heat of the Earth for power generation. Technical problems; High projected costs of the plan; Scaling down of the research and development program into geothermal energy; Cost of electricity from the source; Locations of the best geothermal resources in Great Britain; Description of the so-called hot dry rocks project.


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