News And Events

NEWS AND EVENTS

Here you will find the latest news releases and event updates about the project.

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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12th February 2024
Ryan White, Director of Heat, Buildings and Climate Change at the Department for the Economy is pictured with the GeoEnergy Discovery Centre and a Virtual Reality Headset.

Geothermal roadshow set to ‘rock’ the North Coast and North West

An interactive mobile discovery centre designed to help visitors ‘unearth the heat...

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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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9th October 2023

GeoEnergy Discovery Centre Launched

Northern Ireland public encouraged to ‘discover the heat beneath their feet’ as...

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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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6th July 2023
Two vibroseis trucks, one behind the other, conducting their magnetotelluric surveys.

Survey work on geothermal demonstrator project to begin near CAFRE Antrim

Survey work on geothermal demonstrator project to begin near CAFRE Antrim Geophysical...

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26th June 2023
Three people standing in front of a drilling rig at the launch of the GeoEnergy NI project on 26th June. From left to right, Conor Lydon, TetraTech, Marie Cowan, GSNI and Mike Brennan, DfE

Northern Ireland’s geothermal energy sector is ‘heating up’ following launch of new £3 million project

Northern Ireland’s geothermal energy sector is ‘heating up’ following launch of new...

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