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British Columbia’s first geothermal power plant begins second round of testing

120-degree water to heat greenhouses

June 30, 2022  By Ground Water Canada

Fort Nelson, B.C. – Testing for Fort Nelson First Nation’s geothermal power initiative begins its second round next week. The testing is to ensure the region’s groundwater is commercially viable for geothermal electricity and heat production. The geothermal plant is British Columbia’s first, and will use 120-degree water from upwards of 2,500 metres below the surface to provide year-round heat to greenhouse operations. Energetic City report | READ MORE

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