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Will geothermal plant be at risk of volcanic eruption?


Tue Jan 27, 2015

Editor: Is there a plan for the 10-15 megawatt geothermal power plant for SVG? Does it depend on a link to the Soufriere? I am wondering if solar and wind power would not be safer in case of a volcanic eruption.{{more}}

I am asking these questions because volcanoes worldwide have been very active recently. A plant built close to the volcano, which depends on energy from the volcano can go up in smoke in minutes. That can put the entire plan back to zero.

I’d really like someone to comment on this situation so SVG nationals will have a clear picture of what to expect.

Percy Palmer