Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Geothermal waterparks and rubbish cafes
Episode 42 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees edie travel to France to explore how geothermal energy is being used to heat a waterpark attraction at a Disney-owned resort, before visiting a café where food can be exchanged for waste plastics.
Sustainability 'imagineered': The Disney-led resort powered by geothermal energy
edie's senior reporter Matt Mace travels to the outskirts of Paris to uncover how Villages Nature Paris tapped into geothermal energy to deliver on a holistic 10-step sustainability framework.
Welsh coal mine set for geothermal transformation following £9.4m fund
A council in Wales has been awarded £6.5m in European Union (EU) funds to explore how water from an underground mine can be used as a geothermal energy source to heat nearby homes.
Investors reach early milestone for UK's first commercial geothermal power plant
A bond that encourages investors to back the first commercial geothermal electricity power station in the UK has raised more than £1m in the 48 hours since it was launched.
Solar thermal remains part of renewable heat reforms
The Government has today (14 December) set out new proposals for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). All four currently-supported technologies will remain part of the scheme.
Could geothermal energy solve Scotland's renewable heat dilemma?
Plans to drill a deep geothermal well beneath the city of Aberdeen could deliver heating to thousands of nearby homes and an exhibition centre as Scotland looks to accelerate progress towards its goal of 11% non-electrical heat demand coming from renewable sources by 2020.
Eden Project bids to power homes and 'biomes' with geothermal power
A tropical fish farm, medical facility and computer servers could be powered by "hot rocks" underneath the Eden project if plans to create one of the UK's only geothermal plants get underway.
IRENA: Pacific islands should embrace natural renewables resources
Small island nations can secure substantial economic benefits by developing renewable energy sources, according to a series of new reports.
DECC urged to follow Scotland's lead on geothermal exploration
The renewables industry has urged the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to investigate the potential of geothermal energy, after the Scottish Government green-lit five feasibility studies north of the border.
Scotland plots path to low-carbon heat
The Scottish Government has released a new policy roadmap, setting out its approach to decarbonising the heat system.