Victorian Government funds new geothermal project  

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The ABC has a report on a new pilot geothermal energy project in Victoria - Vic Govt funds new geothermal project.

The Victorian Government has allocated $25-million for exploration associated with a new geothermal energy project at Anglesea, in the state's west. Geothermal energy used heat from subterrannean rocks to produce clean energy.

The Resources Minister, Peter Batchelor, says the project could become the site of Victoria's first geothermal energy plant. "We'll have the possibility of building a geothermal demonstration plant very close to the existing electricity grid," he said. "It will mean that we'll have the largest demonstration geothermal project in Victoria, and one that can be connected to the grid."

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