Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Canada: West-Central Alberta Has Geothermal Energy Potential - Report

Geothermal study final report received by council (Hinton Parklander)

Hinton Council heard a presentation about geothermal reservoirs in Alberta at the regular council meeting on May 15.

Jonathan Banks, a research scientist from the University of Alberta spoke to council about the final report into the analysis of the best geothermal reservoirs for commercial development in the province.

The study found that Hinton has sites with sufficient temperature and depth to allow for future development as either electrical or thermal energy generating projects.