Posts Tagged ‘energy’

More Hot Rock technology

Following on from the innovative use of abandoned mine shafts in Holland to produce geo-thermally heated domestic hot water here’s some recent news of Google’s major investment in a potentially groundbreaking (pardon the deliberate, if poor, pun) method of using the natural heating power of the planet to provide massive amounts of hot water, on […]

Mine's a boiler

Following on from the Japanese Eco Rigs, we bring you an altogther simpler, but no less ingenious,  idea from the Dutch, who are using abandoned mineshafts as a method of heating water geo-thermally. The heated water is pumped to the surface and used to supply the Domestic Hot Water needs of up to 350 homes […]