The Globe and Mail's Richard Blackwell wrote an article published Sunday, January 4, 2015 titled "Geothermal industry stalled in Canada despite bounty of resources." In an interview with CanGEA chair, Alison Thompson, a number of roadblocks are cited on the path to Canada's geothermal future. They include an abundance of alternative energy resources (specifically hydrocarbons); misrepresentations of geothermal power that are believed by many politicians; a disregard of key technological advancements; and a lack of government funding to kickstart the industry in Canada. Please click here to access this very informative article.
Geothermal: Nowhere to Go but Up
The Globe & Mail's Richard Blackwell interviews Alison Thompson, CanGEA chair.
Located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, Canada boasts world-class geothermal resources. But we have yet to make major commercial use of these resources. Have you ever wondered why?
In this special Globe & Mail feature our chair, Alison Thompson, answers all of your burning questions about geothermal in Canada, and the primary barriers to its implementation.
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