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Nova Scotia could expand its geothermal potential by tapping into abandoned mines, according to study

Only a fraction of geothermal potential is utilized

February 8, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Springhill, N.S. – A new study is underway to explore how the use of geothermal energy can be broadened in Cumberland County and perhaps expand to other parts of the province. A former coal mine that closed in 1958, which reaches depths of more than four kilometres, has tapped the naturally heated water underground to heat several fixtures in the community. But only a fraction of its geothermal potential is being utilized. CBC News report | READ MORE

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