UK Look To Iceland's Geothermal Sector To Help Achieve Energy Security

Iceland boasts between 20 and 30 active volcanoes, and due to this abundant geothermal activity has a thriving geothermal energy sector. The UK is currently looking into the possibility of importing this energy in an attempt to help it reach its renewable energy targets, and secure energy supplies to meet its future needs. The deal, if it goes ahead, will also greatly benefit Iceland whose banks failed back in 2008 as its economy collapsed. UK Energy Minister, Charles Hendry, said that the two governments are in discussions and that the Icelandic…

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