Monday, November 28, 2016

United Kingdom: Geothermal Heated Outdoor Pool Gets Go Ahead

Geothermal energy will heat lido thanks to £1.4m EU grant (Plymouth Herald)

An iconic outdoor lido will become the first facility of its kind to be partially heated by geothermal energy, thanks to a £1.4m grant from the EU.

The project, run by industry experts Geothermal Engineering Ltd (GEL) and the local community, will run at the Jubilee Pool in Penzance, Cornwall, which has recently undergone major renovations and repairs after suffering massive damage in the infamous 2014 winter storms.

Visitors will be able to enjoy a section of the pool which will be heated using the geothermal energy while the majority of the space will maintain its normal temperature.

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