HC Deb 06 December 1973 vol 865 cc463-4W
Sir E. Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if any research is going on, or is likely to be undertaken, into the usefulness of geothermal dynamics as an additional form of energy ; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Emery

Geothermal energy sources are being developed in areas of the world where, unlike the United Kingdom, geological conditions are particularly favourable. I am not aware of any research on this subject being undertaken in this country and I have no plans to initiate work at present.

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