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Untapped heat source beneath UK streets could pave the way for greener towns and cities

Cardiff Urban Geo ObservatoryNatural water in the ground below us could be used as a low-carbon heat source in many UK towns and cities, new research from the British Geological Survey (BGS) says. The public research body is now calling for more research to understand how geothermal technologies could be scaled up across the UK.


Sustainable energy first on the agenda for BGS new Director

Dr Karen HanghøjThe British Geological Survey (BGS) is set to welcome Dr Karen Hanghøj this week, as she prepares to mark her permanent start in the UK with attendance at the AAPG Energy Transition (ET) Forum on Wednesday (16th October).