Fremantle pool goes geothermal  

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It seems cogeneration at swimming pools is becoming a trend, with Fremantle pool looking to use a combination of ground source heat pumps and cogeneration - Freemantle pool goes geothermal.

Freemantle’s deployment of a cogeneration facility means that underground thermal energy will be used to both heat the pool and generate electricity. According to the council the facility uses “shallow geothermal” cogeneration unit because this was the most sustainable.

“Once the geothermal and cogeneration system is fully operational, heated water from the bore will be pumped through the leisure centre’s heat pumps to warm the centre’s two larger pools, with the cool water then re-injected back into the aquifer via a separate injection bore,” the council said.

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