GWatt: Geothermal Power Generated from UK Granites

One line project summary: "GWatt aims to develop a better understanding of fluid and heat flow in deep fractured rocks, in order to improve and encourage the utilisation of geothermal energy in the UK."

This project has received £1.8 M in funding from the UK’s National Environmental Research Council.

Project partners at startup meeting in Falmouth, Cornwall, Feb. 2019 (R. Shail)

Project partners at startup meeting in Falmouth, Cornwall, Feb. 2019 (R. Shail)

Coastal exposure of fracture feature in Cornwall (C. Rochelle)

Coastal exposure of fracture feature in Cornwall (C. Rochelle)

Project partners in field (J. Busby)

Project partners in field (J. Busby)

Project partners at United Downs deep drilling site (R. Shail)

Project partners at United Downs deep drilling site (R. Shail)

Project partners at in field (R. Shail)

Project partners at in field (R. Shail)

Contact

For more information about the GWatt project please email Christopher Rochelle or Andrew kilpatrick.