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1st July 2024
Professor Neil Hewitt, Director, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Ulster University, Professor Paul Bartholomew, Vice Chancellor, Ulster University, Economy Minister Conor Murphy and Dr Marie Cowan, Director, GSNI standing outside Ulster University

Exploring the future of heat pumps

Dr Marie Cowan, Director, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland reflects on the...

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24th June 2024
Pupils pictured outside GeoEnergy Discovery Centre.

Schools of Rock

During June, our GeoEnergy Discovery Centre hosted 11 different school groups on...

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24th May 2024
Department for the Economy Minister, Deirdre Hargey, speaking to GeoEnergy ambassadors at the Balmoral Show.

A Rocking Time at the Balmoral Show

We had an incredible time attending Northern Ireland’s largest agri-food event, the...

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24th April 2024

What makes a good geothermal reservoir?

The sandstones being investigated by the GeoEnergy NI project are also the...

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5th April 2024

Did you ‘rock up’ to our first geothermal roadshow?  

We had a fantastic time on our first GeoEnergy Discovery Centre road...

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20th March 2024
A landscape photo of the Stormont building taken from the front.

Geothermal drilling at Stormont gets the “green” light

Geothermal drilling at Stormont gets the ‘green’ light!   Conor Lydon, lead...

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12th March 2024

From Iceland to Northern Ireland

Robert McGregor, Head of Faculty, Coleraine Grammar School  We all know by...

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18th December 2023

GeoEnergy NI rocks up to the Geothermal Symposium, London

Michelle O’Grady, from the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI) reflects on the recent...

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3rd November 2023

Geothermal: A Global Perspective

Joe Ireland, PhD student at Queen’s University Belfast attended The World Geothermal...

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24th October 2023
Ryan White, DfE, enjoying the VR headsets at the launch of the GeoEnergy Discovery Centre at Stormont Estate.

New visitor centre lets you ‘dig deeper’ into geothermal energy

Ryan White from the Department for the Economy reflects on the opening...

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21st August 2023
Photo of specialist vibroseis truck which conducted the seismic reflection survey.

Hard Rock CAFRE

Peter McConvey Associate Hydrogeologist from Tetra Tech Europe and Dr Robert Raine,...

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