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Geothermal Power

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has had discussions with the governments of Iceland and Germany on the laying of a cable between those countries for the transfer of geothermal power. (303880)

There have been no such discussions, although my officials have had general discussions with representatives of the Icelandic power industry on the potential for geothermal energy in Iceland and the practicality of interconnection with the UK.