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5 hours ago, Symptoms said:

An article from the Engineer today about repurposing the old mines into 'green' energy sources:


Remember it from the BBC news a couple of months ago :- 

Homes to be heated by warm water from flooded mines

By Roger HarrabinBBC environment analyst
  • 9 June 2020
  • A new garden village in County Durham will soon be getting its heat from a surprising source: it will be warmed by water from a disused mine.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52963645#:~:text=A new garden village in,district using a single system.


I would have thought most of the disused mines, like the Bedlington 'A' pit, would have housing estates built on them by now.  Must be warm in the Bower grange houses🤬 - @John Fox (foxy) mustn't have a heating bill🙂




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