More positive indicators of geothermal energy on Montserrat


More positive indicators… as drilling for geothermal energy in the first well in the Cork Hill/Weekes’ area have now been completed.


Director of Public Works Ron Beardsley says the drilling contractor have recorded temperatures as high as 150 degrees centigrade.


Another promising sign outlined by Mr Beardsley, was the permeability of the well, which he said was dug at a depth of 2,298 meters.


Listen to Ron Beardsley


With this positive outlook, Mister Beardsley was asked how soon Montserrat can start tapping into this renewable  resource.