South-west geothermal project gets government cash boost

UK geothermal project gets government cash boost of $9.6m - Recharge UK developer Geothermal Engineering has won £6m ($9.6m) of government cash to help build a commercial-scale plant in Cornwall, south-west England. The Regional Growth Fund grant will kick-start the company’s £50m United Downs geothermal project, which is expected to produce electricity for the UK National Grid from a 10MW plant, as well as operating a renewable heat-generating facility...