Miss Molecule's Geothermal Adventure
This is a video we use for our KS2 geothermal outreach sessions at local schools. The video explains about why geothermal energy is a clean, renewable energy and why we are doing the project here in Cornwall. You will meet Miss Molecule who explains the geothermal process in a way that is easy to understand.
Why UDDGP? The vision for Cornwalls energy future
Why is UDDGP and geothermal energy important to the future energy mix in Cornwall and the UK? Hear from climate change experts, local business owners and people who are working together towards Cornwall Councils goal of having 100% renewable, clean electricity made in Cornwall by 2030.
United Downs Explainer Animation
This animation gives more in-depth details about the project, including the geology and history of exploring underground in Cornwall, how the concept works, why geothermal energy is a benefit to the local community and how it will help with energy security and climate change.
Raspberry Shake launch event
UDDGP project geologist Lucy Cotton and Professor Iain Stewart from Plymouth University delivered 3 seismic 'hubs' in 1 day to around 650 local students. The aim of the hub was to inspire GCSE students and set up a local network of Raspberry Shakes to monitor the seismic activity of Cornwall, creating something that the students can be involved in and also see a real-time project in action.
UDDGP Community Engagement
GEL work hard to disseminate information about the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power project to residents and businesses local to the site. Community Relations Manager Jane, finds out local views on the project and geothermal energy at a coffee morning in Frogpool, Cornwall.
UDDGP Community Fund
Community is very important to the UDDGP project, GEL have ensured that the local communities can benefit from a community fund that can be applied to by local projects close to the site. This video features Gwennap Parish and why they were awarded money for their new play park.
HRH The Princess Royal visits UDDGP
On the 29th April 2019, HRH The Princess Royal attended a visit to the United Downs Deep Geothermal Power project site in Redruth. The visit was also attended by many people who have been involved in getting the project to where it is today, including members of local and national government, local parish councilors, University of Plymouth staff, students and teachers from 3 local schools and the teams from the drilling site.
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