How a renewable energy scheme is seeking to use water from an old coal mine to deliver low-carbon heat

A local authority on Tyneside is seeking to provide renewable heat for buildings, including a leisure centre and a block of flats, using mine water from an abandoned colliery, writes Michael Donnelly

by Michael Donnelly
A planning application has been submitted for an ‘energy centre’ to house the equipment needed to extract and distribute the heat
A planning application has been submitted for an ‘energy centre’ to house the equipment needed to extract and distribute the heat

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